Great Expectations: The Test of Multilateralism
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Great Expectations: The Test of Multilateralism

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Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 21:00-22:00 GMT/ 5:00pm-6:00pm ET or convert time
Location: Preston Auditorium, WBG Headquarters, Washington DC

The most urgent threats to a safe, healthy and prosperous world today —including climate change, pandemics, and forced displacement—are not confined within national borders. This session explores important questions from the debate on globalization and multilateralism, which include: What lessons have we learned from past attempts at global collective action? What strategies, innovations and guiding principles can help ensure sustainable success?

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Managing Director and WBG Chief Administrative Officer , World Bank Group
President, Oxfam America
Vice President, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Chief Economic Advisor to the Chancellor, Federal Chancellery of Germany
Chair, Cities Alliance; Former Secretary of State for International Development, UK
Founder and CEO, Rock Creek Group