James Wolfensohn


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James Wolfensohn

President of the World Bank between 1995 and 2005. He spent part of his tenure discussing corruption in providing financing to the developing world. Born in Australia, he became a U.S. citizen in 1980. He was born in 1933.
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The first session of the forum will feature Felipe Calderon, former president of Mexico; James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank, and Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.
ABDURABB | ARAB NEWS STAFFRegional and international figures like Mikhail Gorbachev, James Wolfensohn and Felipe Calderon will attend the inaugural International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2014) from Feb.
The forum's first session, titled 'Role of government communications and reputation management in attracting foreign direct investments (FDI)', will bring experts such as Felipe CalderEn, former president of Mexico, James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank Group, and Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs.
last month from the Chairman of the International Council, Mr Richard Debs, as endorsed by the co-Chairmen, the former President of the World Bank, Mr James Wolfensohn, and Mr Bill Frenzel.
s ex-prime minister Tony Blair, who succeeded James Wolfensohn, the former president of the World Bank who resigned from his post at the Quartet in disgust with American hegemony and unwillingness to allow the Quartet to play a real role in making peace.
30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mario Garnero, Chairman of Brasilinvest, Brazil's pioneer merchant bank, conferred on James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank, the 'Global Leadership Award' on behalf of Forum das Americas and UNA-Brazil, two not-for-profits led by Brasilinvest's Chairman.
I write as 90 professors and students at the American University of Beirut signed a petition entitled 'Not in our name: AUB faculty, staff and students object to honoring James Wolfensohn.
Among the receipts is the former President of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, whom AUB said will be the keynote speaker for this year's Commencement Day.
Sir James Wolfensohn, the former president of the World Bank, said Mr Brown would be an "excellent choice" to take over the IMF.
Sir James Wolfensohn, the ex-president of the World Bank, said the former PM would be an "excellent choice" to take over the International Monetary Fund.
29 Istanbul Network was reinforced even at the founding stage by the appreciation and support letters from Robert Palmer who prepared the European Cultural Capital Report, Vladimir Ashkenazy the renown chief and pianist of the European Union Youth Orchestra, James Wolfensohn the ex-president of the World Bank and internationally-acclaimed conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim.
GAIM Middle East includes special addresses by former World Bank persident James Wolfensohn on the responsibility of business, and Citigroup chairman Sir Win Bischoff on the uncertainty of business - investment, transition and crisis.