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A child born today will be 55% as productive when she grows up as she could be if she enjoyed complete education and full health.



Anna Bjerde

Acting Country Director for West Bank and Gaza and Director of Strategy and Operations

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Nov 13, 2018

Expectations and Aspirations: A New Framework for Education in the Middle ...

The report outlines a new framework with a three-pronged approach. Unleashing education’s potential will require a ‘push’ for learning, a ‘pull’ for skills and a new ‘pact for education.

Oct 03, 2018

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2018: A New Economy for the Middle East and ...

MENA countries will have to develop a digital economy. This will require the adoption of new technologies and the provision of “digital public goods”.

Sep 25, 2018

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee- September 2018

The latest World Bank report to the Ad Hoc Liaison committee (AHLC) highlights the critical challenges facing the Palestinian economy and identifies the needs going forward.

Sep 20, 2018

Enhancing job opportunities for skilled women in the Palestinian territories

The report highlights the constrains to labor market entry in the face of Palestinian women, and provides recommendations going forward.

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