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Out of the Bretton Woods: Building a World Bank for the 21st Century


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Speaker(s): Douglas Alexander MP
Chair: Professor Ngaire Woods

Recorded on 10 February 2010 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

The first decade of the 21st Century has shown the extent to which we are increasingly interdependent for our prosperity, security and environmental sustainability. Tackling global poverty in today's world is not only a moral imperative, but in our common interest. Douglas Alexander will assess the importance of the World Bank in the fight against poverty, and propose the reforms that are necessary to equip it for the challenges that lie ahead.

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