With a population of 355 million and the vast majority of people living in middle-income countries, the MENA region came into the Arab Spring with multiple strengths, including a young and educated population, strong resource base, and economic resilience that helped it weather the 2008/9 global financial crisis.
Read More »
March 30, 2015 — Kuwait is moving forward with an ambitious comprehensive reform program for public education. The program focuses on curriculum development, teaching and school leadership, assessments, and developing national standards.Read More »
March 22, 2015 — The Arab World is the driest region globally, with 12 of the world’s most water scarce countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.Read More »
March 19, 2015 — The World Bank will be a committed partner, as we are more resolved than ever to support Tunisia in laying the foundations for sustainable and inclusive growth.”- World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati Read More »
March 17, 2015 — World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati concluded a three-day visit to Egypt where she participated in the Economic Development Conference. She led high level meetings on advancing the ongoing dialogue on the country’s reform agenda with government officials, and reiterated continued commitment to support the people of Egypt. Read More »