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Biden Nominates McCourt Professor for World Bank

Biden Nominates McCourt Professor for World Bank

By Samantha Sinutko September 10, 2021

President Joe Biden has nominated Georgetown University professor Adriana Kugler as the U.S. executive director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Kugler is a professor of...

WORLD BANK GROUP | A “Stop Financing Fossil Fuels” demonstration outside the World Bank Building featured around 50 protestors and several activist speakers on Oct. 18

Activists Protest World Bank Fossil Fuel Assets

By Caroline Hecht October 25, 2019

Activists protested in a “Stop Financing Fossil Fuels” demonstration outside the World Bank and International Monetary Fund buildings on Oct. 18 to object against the organizations’ investments...

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Economic Experts Urge Renewed Participation in International Trade

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo March 17, 2019

Increased commitment to international economic cooperation from world powers is necessary to protect the advantages of globalism, according to a March 13 panel of economic experts that included the former...

A New Lens on Navigating Disability

A New Lens on Navigating Disability

By Molly Cooke April 5, 2018

From the outset, James Sullivan’s (COL ’03) study abroad experience his junior year did not go according to plan. Scheduled to depart for Villa Le Balze, Georgetown’s study center in Florence, on...

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told students to advocate for the worlds poor at the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue.

World Bank President Urges Students to Advocate for Poor

By Madeline Charbonneau October 31, 2017

World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim urged students to use their lives to advocate for the poor during the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue on Oct. 28. The event was organized by Georgetown University’s...

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Joachim von Amsberg, vice president of policy and strategy for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said the AIIB has succeeded where other regional development banks failed by adapting to emerging economies.

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank VP Touts Regional Success

By Will Cassou October 12, 2017

The year-old Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has overcome other multilateral development banks’ failures to adapt to the rise of emerging economies unlike established western financial institutions,...

Concert Marks 45th Earth Day

By Gaia Mattiace April 16, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day 2015, a free eight-hour event aimed at raising awareness for the issues of poverty and climate change, will take place on the National Mall to mark the 45th anniversary of Earth...

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Hellman Selected for SFS Deanship

By Katherine Richardson April 14, 2015

World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman will be the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, beginning his term on July 1. University President John J. DeGioia announced Hellman’s...

A World Bank Marathon

By The Editorial Board April 14, 2015

From April 7 to 9, Georgetown hosted three prominent World Bank speakers: CFO Bernand Badra, Chief Economist Kashik Basu and Senior Economist Karla Hoff, on three separate occasions as a part of “The...

Fossil Free Storms Stage At World Bank Event

By Jack Bennett March 20, 2015

Following World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s speech on tactics to address climate change at Gaston Hall on Wednesday, members of GU Fossil Free stormed the stage and asked Kim for his opinion...

GU Fossil Free Storms Stage During World Bank President’s Speech

By Jack Bennett March 18, 2015

GU Fossil Free stormed the Gaston Hall stage today following a speech by World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim on climate change. During the transition from Kim’s speech to a question-and-answer...

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim spoke on the connection between economic development and an improved response to Ebola, the first event of the newly launched Global Futures Initiative.

World Bank Talk Inaugurates Series

By Toby Hung January 30, 2015

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim delivered a lecture on the role of economic development in improving the pandemic response against the Ebola virus outbreak at Gaston Hall on Tuesday as part...

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