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Zedillo Commission Report on World Bank Governance

Friday, November 6, 2009 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

The World Bank recently released the long-awaited report of a high-level commission on World Bank governance headed by former Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo. The report, requested by World Bank president Robert Zoellick, offers a comprehensive blueprint for modernizing the bank. 

On Friday, November 6, 2009, the Center for Global Development hosted the Washington launch and discussion of this important report, with President Zedillo presenting the key recommendations. A panel discussion, moderated by CGD vice president Lawrence MacDonald, followed with CGD president Nancy Birdsall, Foreign Policy editor-in-chief Moisés Naím, and Arvind Subramanian, joint senior fellow with CGD and Peterson Institute.

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 Dr. Ernesto Zedillo  Nancy Birdsall with panelists
  Lawrence MacDonald with Birdsall, Zedillo, Naim & Subramanian  CGD Chairman of the Board Ed Scott greets Dr. Zedillo

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