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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You can read about this in the memoir of Australian Jewish businessman James Wolfensohn, a former World Bank head and special envoy for Gaza disengagement, who contributed $500,000 to the greenhouse project.
James Wolfensohn put it best in a 2007 interview: "Just pretending that 1.4 (now 2) million people can live in a sort of prison is not a solution at all." In other words, it's time to abandon the Gaza myths and focus on hard facts.
Critique: Knowledgeably compiled and deftly edited by Didier Fassin (James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and Director of Studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) "If Truth Be Told: The Politics of Public Ethnography" is a collective work of seminal scholarship that is enhanced with the inclusion of a four page listing of the contributors and their credentials, as well as a nine page Index.
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.
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.
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.
GulfInsider exclusive interviews have included: Sir Richard Branson (entrepreneur), Christine Lagarde (head of the IMF), James Wolfensohn (former president, the World Bank), Mary Robinson (UN Commissioner for Human Rights) ...
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.
The current envoy is the U.K.'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.
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 ex-president of the World Bank, said the former PM would be an "excellent choice" to take over the International Monetary Fund.