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The Role of the World Bank: Why We Dare to Confront Global Challenges

May 6, 2018, 7:00 PM


Kristalina Georgieva, the first CEO of the World Bank, will deliver the 2018 George J. Mitchell Distinguished International Lecture. Until 2017 she was European commissioner for budget and human resources. From 1993 to 2010, she served in a number of positions in the World Bank Group, eventually rising to become its vice president and corporate secretary in March 2008. Georgieva was honored as the 2010 “European of the Year” and “EU Commissioner of the Year” for her handling of the humanitarian disasters in Haiti and Pakistan.

FMI: Tim Dobyns, tdobyns@colby.edu.


May 6, 2018
7:00 PM


Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building, Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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