The World Bank Group's 2020 Human Capital Index reminds us that much still needs to be to done to strengthen human development outcomes such as health and education.

Hartwig Schafer |

As South Asian countries intensify the fight against COVID-19, it is imperative that social protection programs, including cash transfers, food vouchers, unemployment benefits, pensions, wage…

Lynne Sherburne-Benz, Stefano Paternostro, Zaineb Majoka |

عندما ظهر فيروس كورونا المستجد (كوفيد-19) كتهديد عالمي، ردت مجموعة البنك الدولي بأكبر وأسرع استجابة لأزمة في التاريخ. وحتى الآن، طالت جهود الطوارئ أكثر من 100 بلد تضم أكثر من 70% من سكان العالم.…

الدكتور محمد علي بات |

The World Bank remains focused on helping to translate global commitments into tangible actions at the country level.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

La Banque mondiale reste mobilisée pour garantir la traduction en actions concrètes, sur le terrain, des engagements pris par la communauté internationale.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

Nuestro objetivo no consiste solo en salvar vidas, sino también en ayudar a los países a crear sistemas de salud más sólidos.

Muhammad Ali Pate |

The ongoing response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) emergency in Pakistan exemplifies how a trusted and successful partnership can provide the basis for effective action far beyond the technical…

Robert Oelrichs, Aliya Kashif, Jahanzaib Sohail, Shaza Khan |

COVID-19 has hit hard lives and economies across South Asia. The World Bank is responding rapidly, helping governments buy vital protective equipment and medical supplies, provide learning to…

Hartwig Schafer |

South Asian cities are known hotspots for air pollution. But in the last few months, many have enjoyed unusually clear skies and fresh air.

Muthukumara Mani, Takahiro Yamada |

As they respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19), countries have a unique opportunity to plan for stronger and greener economies.

John Roome |