World finance leaders say they will seek to build support for free trade by finding ways to help those left behind by globalization. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said on Thursday that the multilateral lender does not plan to change its stance on financing alternative energy projects and mitigating the effects of climate change.
Washington - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said it’s important the US vote to replenish the development lender’s capital even after President Donald Trump proposed slashing foreign aid. “For us to not get a capital increase and step...Show More Summary
Exclusive: Bank chief Jim Yong Kim vows to expose governments that fail to tackle malnourishment as part of mission to rid world of stunting by 2030 Help fund our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporter The president of the World...Show More Summary
Board members cite “leadership and vision” of Jim Yong Kim after re-appointing him as president of the World Bank. ||| Washington - Jim Yong Kim was appointed for another five-year term as World Bank president, maintaining continuity at the development bank amid a growing debate about how fairly globalisation’s benefits are being shared. Show More Summary
Mr. Kim was the World Bank’s unanimous choice, and only nominee, continuing a tradition of having an American at the helm.
The World Bank said Wednesday that its current president, Jim Yong Kim, is the only person who has been nominated for the presidency of the 189-nation lending institution. … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nominations for the World Bank's next leader have closed with current president Jim Yong Kim the only candidate nominated, the bank said on Wednesday, virtually guaranteeing him another five-year term.
Despite persistent complaints from staff members about Jim Yong Kim’s leadership, the United States has tapped him for another five-year term.
The Obama administration is nominating current World Bank President Jim Yong Kim for a second term leading the 189-nation international lending organization. … Click to Continue »
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday formally launched a bid for a second five-year term as head of the multilateral development lender, whose board pledged an "open, merit-based, and transparent" selection process. Show More Summary
The World Bank has released a new set of safeguards for lending after 'the most extensive consultation ever conducted' by the Bank. Scott Morris assesses the position of both the supporters and detractors of this new set of lending conditions...Show More Summary
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that bank will play an important role in rebuilding Syria.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that the World Bank plans to provide more than $25 billion in loans this year to middle income countries, it's $10 billion more than expected.
Due to Zika virus outbreak, women’s needs and health protection should be a priority on both global and national levels for the good of future generation, President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim said Tuesday.
This is the Monday edition of our Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. Schäuble, right, with World Bank president Jim Yong Kim at the G20 in Shanghai this weekend Christine Lagarde, the International...Show More Summary
New reports suggest climate change could push more than 100 million people into poverty in just the next 15 years. "Climate change hits the poorest the hardest," says World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, "and our challenge now is...Show More Summary
"Climate change hits the poorest the hardest," World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said.
The World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said that WB Group and the Islamic Development Bank Group are ready to provide bonds to increase financing for the Middle East and North African countries.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said that WB Group could increase its annual climate-related funding by one-third.