Publication: Fragile States: Securing Development
Zoellick, Robert B.
Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank, discussed the following priorities: (i) understanding fragile states; (ii) building legitimacy of the state; (iii) security; (iv) rule of law and the legal order; (v) local and national ownership; (vi) economic stability, as a foundation for growth and opportunity; (vii) political economy; (viii) the private sector; (ix) coordination across institutions and actors; (x) the regional context; and (xi) long-term commitment. He concluded by talking about the strategic challenges that World Bank Group faces in modernizing multilateralism.
“Zoellick, Robert B.. 2008. Fragile States : Securing Development. Delivered at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, September 12, 2008;. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/29774?show=full License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”