Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet with World Bank president Dr. Jim Yong Kim in Washington. Elsewhere: Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Mike Hammer will meet with Honduran government officials, students, and journalists in Tegucigalpa. In Taiwan, Coordinator for International Information Programs Dawn L. McCall will meet with senior government officials.
Attention, World Bank staff: Clean up your workstations and look sharp! Your new president, Jim Yong Kim , is visiting the bank’s Middle East and North Africa offices Wednesday. You thought President Obama’s schedule was tightly choreographed? He’s got nothing on Kim. Read full article >>
"While Jim Yong Kim emphasized that his top priority would be to protect developing nations at a "pivotal moment" for a world economy that is losing steam rapidly, he said the bank could also deploy its technical know-how to help richer nations with structural problems. Show More Summary
We have an opportunity to make international coal development a relic of the past, and one man is in the unique position to do this: the World Bank's new president, Dr. Jim Yong Kim.
New World Bank Chief Jim Yong Kim, who succeeded Robert Zoellick as World Bank president on Sunday, has unveiled a five-point plan which he says will help fight disease and poverty. The plan, a “model of care” devised in 1987 by Kim’s nonprofit Partners in Health, will aim to help developing nations keep growing at [...]Show More Summary
As Dartmouth's outgoing president, World Bank Group President-Elect Jim Yong Kim stressed the importance of interdisciplinary research. The need for students to engage with the rest of the world. To push beyond their comfort zone.
As the World Bank's new president, Jim Yong Kim has the opportunity to lead the Bank into a new era by using its voice and resources to bridge the false divide between human rights and development.
This is a moment for Americans to recognize what Dr. Kim's work teaches us -- economic health depends upon healthy people and healthy communities.
It's no big secret that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner probably won't be at his post after the 2012 election—that's irregardless of who ultimately wins. Geithner said in an interview earlier in January that President Obama wouldn'tShow More Summary
With Jim Yong Kim (pictured, to President Obama's right) now formally appointed as President of the World Bank, it might be worth relaying a footnote on the history of this position. It does seem curious that the US should have pre-emptive...Show More Summary
On Monday, the World Bank chose US candidate Jim Yong Kim to be the multinational development institution’s next president. He will take over for the incumbent, Robert Zoellick, on July 1. A global health expert, Kim co-founded Partners in Health. He also directed the World Health Organization’s department of HIV/AIDS. He has worked to open access to [...]
(Scott Johnson) or at least the World Bank’s, with the formal appointment of Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim as the bank’s new president. President Kim stuck around Dartmouth barely long enough to get his ticket punched (not quite three years). Show More Summary
A lot of people have asked me recently, “What do you think of Jim Yong Kim's appointment to the World Bank?”, expecting me, as a Korean, to beam proudly at having a prominent member of the Korean community now head one of the world's most powerful institutions. Show More Summary
World Bank chooses Jim Yong Kim as president – The World Bank selected Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College and an expert in public health, as its next president on Monday. Kim said that he would “seek a new alignment of the World Bank Group... [that] amplifies the voices of... Read More »
Nigerian Finance Minister and former World Bank Managing Director, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala (NOI), lost the race for Word Bank presidency to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, a Korean-American physician on 16 April, 2012. Netizens have received the news of Dr. Show More Summary
To the uninitiated, today’s appointment of Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the head of Dartmouth College, as the next president of the World Bank, may have looked like an open and democratic process: through their representatives on the Bank’s board of directors, a hundred and eighty seven countries had a say. Show More Summary
The World Bank has chosen who will take over from Robert Zoellick - but the decision was not unanimous. ||| Washington - The World Bank on Monday chose Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as its new president, maintaining Washington's grip on the job and leaving developing countries questioning the selection process. Show More Summary
IN THE event, the controversial and closely fought contest to become president of the World Bank ended in exactly the same way as all the earlier stitch-ups: the American candidate won. Jim Yong Kim, currently head of Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, will take over from Robert Zoellick in July. Show More Summary
The World Bank on Monday chose Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as its new president. ||| Washington - The World Bank on Monday chose Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as its new president, maintaining Washington's grip on the job and leaving developing countries questioning the selection process. Show More Summary