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What's New


Read the blog post from World Bank Institute's Benjamin Herzberg, Program Lead for Private Sector Engagement for Good Governance (PSGG).

March 25, 2014 Blog post

The GPSA is pleased to announce the selection of eight new projects in Ghana, Uganda, Moldova, DRC, Morocco, Mongolia, Paraguay and Tunisia as finalists for the second round of grants under the program.

March 20, 2014 News

The World Bank Institute offers a new online course to help practitioners design, implement, and measure result-oriented knowledge exchange initiatives.

March 18, 2014 Announcement

How can social accountability make development interventions more effective and strengthen the performance of public institutions?

March 10, 2014 Announcement

Are you a mid-career professional from a developing country applying for a masters program?

March 6, 2014 Announcement

Read the blog post, "Crowdsourcing Feedback to Improve Healthcare Systems" on improving service delivery and health system reform in Uganda through crowdsourcing.

February 27, 2014 Blog post

Read a blog post on youth and open government, "What’s the Relationship between Youth, Open Government, and Development?"

February 26, 2014 Blog post

Read the blog post, "A 19,000-Strong Global Classroom Learns About Climate Change," that looks at the success of the recently wrapped up four-week MOOC, Turn Down the Heat.

February 26, 2014 Blog post

The World Bank's Director of Innovation Labs, Aleem Walji, spoke at the Open Data Development Challenge January 27-28, 2014 in Montréal.

February 24, 2014 News

Read the latest blog post from the World Bank Institute's Director for Knowledge Exchange and Learning (WBIKL), Abha Joshi-Ghani.

February 20, 2014 Blog post