5. Speeches by Paul Wolfowitz (2005-07)

34 items available

Permanent URI for this collection

Paul Wolfowitz served as 10th President of the World Bank Group from 2005 to 2007.

Items in this collection

Now showing 1 - 2 of 2
  • Publication
    Roundtable Discussion on Economic Development, Georgia State, GA, December 11, 2006
    (2006-12-11) Wolfowitz, Paul; Young, Andrew
    Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, and Ambassador Andrew Young engaged in a roundtable discussion on economic development, moderated by Dean Bahl of Georgia State. Wolfowitz has made Africa the first priority of the Bank. There is really a chance for Africa to turn the corner. It’s going to have to start with the best performers, doing what the so-called Tigers did in East Asia, showing the way for other countries. Young said you can make more money honestly in a growing economy, than you can steal in a dying economy. Wolfowitz gave examples of the turnaround in Africa. Africa needs an environment where foreign investment support and local domestic investment is even more important.
  • Publication
    Japan’s Role in Africa
    (2005-10-11) Wolfowitz, Paul
    Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, discussed how Japan’s success is an inspirational example for developing countries. Now, Japan is the second largest shareholder in the World Bank and a valued partner. Today the world is challenged to help the poor countries achieve the millennium development goals and that Japan and the World Bank have a common set of priorities in that endeavor. The Hong Kong round of the Doha development trade round is a big challenge ahead. The relationship between Japan and the World Bank is one of the most critical ones.