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Public Event

A Challenge of Economic Statecraft

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

CGD was delighted to host World Bank President Robert Zoellick for his talk "A Challenge to Economic Statecraft," in which he shared his views on the impact of the current global economic situation on development ahead of the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings. CGD President Nancy Birdsall served as moderator for a discussion following Zoellick's remarks.

Read event transcript (pdf, 102K)

 Robert Zoellick  Andrew Natsios and Audience  Robert Zoellick and Nancy Birdsall  David Wheeler

 The full text of the speech, video, a press release and other materials are available on the World Bank website.