Big Picture

Strengthening Financial Management Institutions In MENA

Hisham WALY
Practice Manager, Governance Global Practice
MENA, The World Bank

 

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Let Them Eat Cash

The Economist has an excellent article on giving cash transfers, conditionally or unconditionally, to poor people to alleviate their poverty. Calling it “possibly the single best piece of journalism on cash transfers that

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Strategic Directions for a Region in Transition

The Arab Spring ushered in a historic period of social, political, and economic transformation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region—the effects of which continue to reverberate throughout the region and the wider world.

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The Transition To Open Goverment In The Arab World

This is a particularly exciting time for work on open development, because—in part thanks to new information and communication technologies—people all over the world are developing increased expectations about transparency, accountability, and the degree to which they should be able to participate in the functioning of their governments.

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