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President Kim of the World Bank to Speak at Georgetown University

WHO: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
WHAT: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will discuss the ambitious goal of ending extreme poverty within a generation in a speech titled, “Within Our Grasp: A World Free of Poverty.” President Kim will touch upon the need for a concerted effort by developing countries, donors and development partners toward supporting equitable and inclusive growth, working effectively in fragile and conflict-affected states and fighting climate change to secure development gains. President Kim will deliver this speech in the run-up to the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings that will be taking place in Washington, D.C. later this month.
WHERE: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
COVERAGE: For more information on coverage and to request credentials please contact Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or Preset time for video cameras is 9:00 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. Final access time for all press is 10:45 a.m.
WEBCAST: The event will be webcast live at
Rob Mathis


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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