Women play a vital role in driving the robust, shared growth needed to end extreme poverty and build resilient societies. But in many parts of the world, their potential, participation, and productive...Read More »
The World Bank “MENA Knowledge-Sharing and How-To in Subsidy Reform” Regional Workshop was organized to share successful experiences reforming subsidies and preparing systems for price increases from around...Read More »
The World Bank Group (WBG) launches its new consultations website and survey for Egypt as part of the ongoing public consultations which will help develop the Group’s Country Partnership Framework (CPF)...Read More »
One of the puzzling aspects in Egypt is that the measurement of monetary inequality by means of household surveys does not seem to match perceptions. The book aims at elucidating this puzzle and providing...Read More »
A live discussion with Inger Andersen, World Bank Regional Vice President and Shanta Devarajan, MENA Chief Economist at the World Bank, on the challenges and opportunities facing the region.
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This event will explore key challenges, opportunities, and policies to increase women’s political participation in Yemen. Experiences from other developing countries where such quotas have been implemented...Read More »
The debate will feature youth activists from across the region debating the critical question: Have young people reaped the fruits of the Arab Spring? Moderated by Alajzeera’s Abderrahim Foukara, the debate...Read More »
A three day knowledge forum in Yemen will support the development of the critical partnership between government and civil society by sharing relevant experiences from around the world on the role civil...Read More »
The conference aims to address and define the roles of different stakeholders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to enhance financial inclusion for start-ups and micro-entrepreneurs in MENA and specifically...Read More »
On February 6, 2014, the World Bank will launch a report “Broadband Networks in the Middle East and North Africa: Accelerating High Speed Internet Access," at an event hosted by the UAE Telecommunications...Read More »
Watch a live discussion on the potential impact of the Palestinian 'restricted land" on January 15, 2014 at 12: 30 EST/ 17:30 GMT.
The discussion will be chaired by World Bank Chief Economist for the region,...Read More »
A unique and valuable forum to foster debate and creative dialogue among government representatives, private sector executives, academics and Bank-Fund staff to discuss the complex yet important open governance...Read More »
Join us on 9/6 at 10amET for a live Q&A session with Jaime Saavedra, the Bank's director of Poverty Reduction and Equity, as he takes your questions on how these two World Bank goals can be sustained over...Read More »