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    World Bank Press Briefing

    Jim Yong Kim held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. Topics included reform efforts, global climate change, Ukraine and the…

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    International Monetary Fund Press Briefing

    Christine Lagarde held a press briefing at the 2014 Spring International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank meeting. She addressed IMF reforms, Ukraine and the effects of sanctions…

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    Global Economic Inequality

    Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks

    Outgoing World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked global development during his tenure. In his remarks he cautioned against a top-down approach to international development work,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s nomination of for Dr. Jim Yong Kim to be the next World Bank president, the second…

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    World Bank President Nomination

    President Obama announced his nominee to head the World Bank, Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim. A medical doctor and anthropologist, his former positions include former…

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    Inside the World Bank

    Uri Dadush talked about the World Bank. He discussed the role and mission of the World Bank, how it operates, and how it is able to assist countries in development. He responded…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks on the Global Economy

    Robert Zoellick spoke at a news conference ahead of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meeting. He said that a double-dip recession for the world’s major economies…

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    Sustainable Growth Outlook

    The Society for International Development, which has chapters in over sixty-five countries, hosted a forum on international, economic and political development. Among the speakers was…

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    International Debt and Trade

    Lawrence Summers and international banking officials spoke about the global economy, debt and international trade policies. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks

    Robert Zoellick spoke to reporters at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meeting. One of the main issues being discussed was the value of national currencies,…

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    Dominique Strauss-Kahn Remarks

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn spoke to reporters at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank annual meeting. One of the main issues being discussed was the value of national currencies,…

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    International Monetary Fund 2010 Spring Meeting

    Officials with the International Monetary Fund spoke to reporters and answered questions about the global economy. They said the global economy was improving and the worst of the…

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    International Monetary Fund News Conference

    Officals spoke to the press and answered questions about the results of an annual meeting of the World Bank and IMF officials to discuss measures to fight the global economic downturn. …

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    World Bank Economic Operations

    Udi Dadush spoke about an upcomming meeting of G-7 leaders, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington to discuss the global financial crisis. He also responded to…

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    International Assistance Programs

    A hearing was held on the fiscal year 2009 appropriations for international assistance programs and U.S. contributions to international financial institutions. Members asked how the…

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    Globalization and the World Bank

    Robert Selleck, recently-elected president of the World Bank, talked about development projects to help poor nations, ways in which globalization has changed the world, poverty as a…

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    World Bank Nomination Announcement

    President Bush announced U.S. Trade Representative Zoellick as his nominee to head the World Bank following the resignation of Paul Wolfowitz. Mr. Zoellick spoke briefly after the…

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    Global Poverty and the World Bank

    Witnesses testified about the role and effectiveness of the World Bank in combating global poverty. Among the issues they addressed were transparency and accountability of bank…

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