COVID-19 & Education: A World Bank Group Perspective (World Bank Blogs)

The coronavirus pandemic forced education institutions across the entire planet to close. It is the biggest shock ever experienced by the global education community.


What will it take to achieve COVID-19 containment and economic revival? (World Bank Blogs)

The coronavirus pandemic is the most urgent global crisis of our time, exposing structural weaknesses and exacerbating inequality.


International Economic Cooperation and COVID-19 (Chatham House)

The Rt Hon Lord Darling, former chancellor of the exchequer, examines issues presented by the pandemic within the wider uncertain international political and economic context.


The Rt Hon Lord Darling, President, Chatham House; Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007-10)
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director and Chief Executive, Chatham House

Al-Hashemi’s killing is a warning of a further security upheaval in Iraq (Al Arabiya)

The killing of analyst Hisham al-Hashemi in Baghdad yesterday is a great loss for Iraq. Al-Hashemi, one of Iraq’s last independent thinkers received threats prior to his death from pro-Iran Kata’ib Hezbollah.

By Mona Alami