By James D. Wolfensohn
As president of the area financial institution, James Wolfensohn controlled operations in virtually a hundred and fifty international locations and was once chargeable for tens of billions of bucks in relief to the world's poorest international locations. in the course of his ten years and visits to greater than one hundred twenty nations, Wolfensohn tirelessly drew the world's awareness to the necessity to offer desire and a greater destiny for the world's bad. He remodeled the realm financial institution, made it extra open and obvious, and built-in the perspectives of the terrible into improvement making plans. He additionally replaced the face and the nature of an establishment that used to be formerly obvious by way of many as heartless and smug. by means of describing the problem of improvement by way of humans, and never simply numbers, Wolfensohn placed the highlight again at the international Bank's actual purpose—fighting international poverty and assisting the world's negative forge a greater lifestyles. 'Voice for the World's negative' brings jointly an important and encouraging speeches and writings through James Wolfensohn in the course of his time as global financial institution president. Spanning all ten years of his presidency (1995-2005), the e-book provides Wolfensohn's so much stimulating and thought-provoking rules on serious worldwide concerns together with poverty, debt reduction, corruption, HIV/AIDS, weather swap, human rights, and globalization. Written in the course of the most tumultuous instances in fresh background, Wolfensohn addresses and examines key worldwide occasions and matters, from Bosnia's reconstruction, the Asian monetary predicament, and the increase of the antiglobalization stream to the terrorist assaults of September eleven, 2001, the aftermath of the Iraq struggle, and the outpouring of aid for the sufferers of the tsunami of December, 2004. Over a hundred speeches, essays, and letters chart Wolfensohn's pondering on improvement and his emergence as an suggest and voice for the world's bad. This ebook should be a useful source for someone attracted to diplomacy, foreign improvement, the realm financial institution, and James Wolfensohn himself.