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… read more

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 activities, public perceptions of bank operations, U.S. participation in bank operations, and maximizing the U.S. ability to influence efforts to reduce and minimize global poverty. They also commented on Paul Wolfowitz’s recent resignation as president and the potential impact of the scandal on bank operations. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Global Poverty and the World Bank

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198237-1
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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2007
Last Aired:
May 31, 2007

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  • May 22, 2007 | 10:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 23, 2007 | 4:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 31, 2007 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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