Despite natural disasters, climate change and a refugee crisis Bangladesh is tackling food insecurity with urban agriculture, fairer trade and sustainable fisheries
Global cities must respond to the call of Afghan mayors and city officials now under threat of reprisals. But to do so they need asylum seeker-friendly policies already in place
From 2018 to 2020, almost a million children were born as refugees. UNHCR has set an ambitious target of 15% for refugee enrolment in college or university by 2030.
It would be a mistake to allow the relative success of the evacuation to distract attention from the far greater demands of displaced Afghans.
Humanitarian workers are committed to protecting people in the most dangerous places on Earth, including civil war and conflict, often paying the ultimate sacrifice.
Almost 1,300 people have been reported killed by an earthquake in Haiti which measured 7.2 on the Richter scale, just a decade after the 2010 disaster.
Global refugee numbers have risen from 42.5 million to 82.4 million people in the last decade. Cryptocurrencies are helping these people gain independence.
Competing under the International Olympic flag, these elite athletes are part of a unique team representing displaced people around the world.
To mark Nelson Mandela Day, two experts from the World Bank examine past research to build an inclusive society through the lens of social identities.
The number of children in child labour has risen for the first time in two decades to 160 million globally. A new report looks at the situation – and at how to reverse the trend.
The school, which was founded by Mohammed Faruque and his late younger brother Omar, is inspiring refugees in Bangladesh and teaching them photography.
There are millions of forcibly displaced people around the world, fleeing persecution, conflict and disasters and seeking a safer life for their families.
A new WRI report showcases how countries can include climate change health risks into their national climate and health strategies.
As Haiti enters the 2021 hurricane season, it is essential that new technologies are applied to protect and support the country, write three World Bank experts.
The ability to gather, process and analyse large amounts of data from a variety of print and online sources is increasingly important – now more so than ever during the pandemic.