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World Bank: Emphasize Civil Participation in Burma

The World Bank should promote civil society participation in proposed development programs in Burma, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the World Bank released today. The World Bank’s board of directors is scheduled to...

600 participants meet at ADEA Triennale 2012 to advance education in Africa

Some 600 people including 60 Ministers and several heads of state have confirmed their participation in the 2012 Trienale organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa, one of UNESCO's close partn...

New World Bank Evaluation Shows Early Childhood Programs Help Children Thrive and Learn More in Rural Africa

Children in rural Mozambique, who attended preschool programs run by the international humanitarian group, Save the Children, were 24 percent more likely to enroll in primary school and were significantly better equipped t...

Calling for end to provocations, Ban says Israel and Palestinians must restore trust

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Palestinian children playing in Khallet Zakariya beside the Israeli sett...