Jim Yong Kim, who recently resigned as World Bank president, with Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, before the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative panel discussion during the IMF World Bank Group annual meetings at the IMF headquarters in Washington in October 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kevin Rafferty
Opinion

Opinion

Kevin Rafferty

The World Bank still has a role to play if its next chief can transform it into a force for change

  • Kevin Rafferty says in a world where infrastructure funding and leadership on tackling climate change are still an urgent need, the World Bank must rid itself of undue government interference and set the agenda for the greater global good

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Jim Yong Kim, who recently resigned as World Bank president, with Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President Donald Trump, before the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative panel discussion during the IMF World Bank Group annual meetings at the IMF headquarters in Washington in October 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE
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