Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE
Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE

World Bank now needs leadership that rises above politics

  • The convention that the World Bank be led by an American is about to be perpetuated with the nomination of US treasury official David Malpass as president
  • The nomination of Malpass, a World Bank sceptic, raises concerns about the institution’s future

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Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE
Undersecretary of the Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass after US President Donald J. Trump nominated him to lead the World Bank in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo: EPA-EFE
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