Tapping the potential and creativity of young people is indispensable to prevent conflict and build peace, the United Nations youth envoy said Monday, urging governments to create conditions that allow their meaningful participation in civic and political lives. Jayathma Wickramanayake,… Read More ›
Nic Cheeseman Professor of Democracy, University of Birmingham Disclosure statement: Nic Cheeseman does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations… Read More ›
IMF, Central Bank of Egypt and Government of Egypt to Host Inclusive Growth and Job Creation Conference in Egypt
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Government of Egypt will co-host a high-level conference in Cairo on May 5-6, 2018, on promoting higher economic growth and job creation in Egypt. The aim of… Read More ›
Keeping true to his commitment to girls’ education, His Excellency President Brigadier General (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio has on Tuesday 17th April 2018 committed his government to a new global goal of achieving 12 years of quality education for all… Read More ›
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Ivohasina Razafimahefavisited Togo from March 27-April 10, 2018, to conduct discussions on the second review of the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) that was approved in May 2017. The IMF… Read More ›
A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Xiangming Li visited São São Tomé and Príncipe said São Tomé and Príncipe real GDP growth is expected to stay at around 4 percent in 2018 The team visited… Read More ›
An estimated 36 percent of the very poor escaped extreme poverty because of social safety nets, providing clear evidence that social safety net programs are making a substantial impact in the global fight against poverty.