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    World Bank News Conference

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talked to reporters and responded to questions ahead of the organization’s annual spring meeting at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. In response to one…

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    The Age of Sustainable Development

    Jeffrey Sachs talked about his book The Age of Sustainable Development, in which he presents a sustainable development plan to counter global issues, such as poverty, political corruption,…

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    Prince William on Illegal Wildlife Trading

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    The Duke of Cambridge, the president of the conservation group United for Wildlife, spoke to anti-corruption officials about the importance of ending what he called one of the most…

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    World Bank Group News Conference

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim briefed reporters and responded to questions at the beginning of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group annual meeting at the IMF Building in…

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    International Monetary Fund News Conference

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde briefed reporters and responded to questions before the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group annual meeting at…

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    U.S.-Africa Economic Relations

    U.S., African, and World Bank officials spoke about economic development in Africa and the modernization and renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Secretary Kerry spoke…

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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 against…

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    The Secret Financial Life of Food

    Kara Newman talked about her book, The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets, in which she looks at how the commodities market influences what we eat and…

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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 control…

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    To Move the World

    Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, talked about his book, To Move the World: JFK’s Quest for Peace, in which he recounts President John F. Kennedy’s pursuit of…

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    Christine Lagarde Remarks

    Christine Lagarde spoke at a news conference ahead of the World Bank-International Monetary Fund annual meeting. She said the current economic situation was entering a “dangerous phase,”…

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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 was…

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    Robert Zoellick Remarks on the Global Economy

    World Bank President Robert Zoellick talked about the state of the global economy. Among the topics he addressed were the role of developing countries, international financial assistance…

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    Pakistan: A Hard Country

    Anatol Lieven talked about his book on the internal and external problems facing Pakistan now and in the future. Mr. Khan and Mr. White made comments. Then the panelists responded to…

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    Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

    Following an introduction by Mr. Kantor and a speech by Mr. Shriver, panelists discussed the life and work of humanitarian Sargent Shriver. Mr. Russert moderated the panel. Each panelist…

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    Secretary Geithner Remarks

    Treasury Secretary Geithner spoke at the G-20 finance ministers' spring meeting. He spoke about the pace of global economic recovery and answered questions from the audience.

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    The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath: The Past and Future of American Affluence, published by Random House (November 11, 2008). The book is about the rise…

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    Urbanization

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg talked about the world’s transition to urban living. He said this offers opportunities to improve the quality of life for all individuals, depending on how cities are managed and…

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    The Central Liberal Truth

    Lawrence Harrison talked about his book, The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself, published by Oxford University Press. He presented his ideas on…

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