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Rethinking development : challenges and opportunities - remarks at the tenth ministerial meeting of UNCTAD by James D. Wolfensohn, President (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the following topics: poverty and the development agenda; rethinking the approach; the global trading system and the development agenda; and the partnership imperative. He concludes that the Bank must work to realize if the Bank are to go forward together into a new century in which the long pent up aspirations of the poor of the earth are to have the chance for fulfillment that they deserve.

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  • Author

    Wolfensohn,James D.

  • Document Date

    2000/02/16

  • Document Type

    President's Speech

  • Report Number

    101391

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Thailand,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2015/12/09

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Rethinking development : challenges and opportunities - remarks at the tenth ministerial meeting of UNCTAD by James D. Wolfensohn, President

  • Keywords

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Wolfensohn,James D.

Rethinking development : challenges and opportunities - remarks at the tenth ministerial meeting of UNCTAD by James D. Wolfensohn, President (English). Presidential speech Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/522761468187740375/Rethinking-development-challenges-and-opportunities-remarks-at-the-tenth-ministerial-meeting-of-UNCTAD-by-James-D-Wolfensohn-President