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Launch of " Fiscal Decentralization to Rural Governments in India"

 Date/Time: Tuesday, December 7, 2004, 12:00 pm – 2:00pm

Venue:  World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium, 1818 H St. N.W


Launch of "State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century" by Francis Fukuyama

 Date/Time: Tuesday, December 14, 2004, 12:00 pm – 2:00pm

Venue:  World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium, 1818 H St. N.W

Webcast: This event was    broadcast on the web on Dec. 14th on B-SPAN.


Launch of "Million Saved: Proven Success Stories in Health" 

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 15, 2004, 12:00 pm – 2:00pm

Venue:  World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Influences of Traditional Arab Design on Contemporary Western Designers"

 Date/Time: Thursday, November 4, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Launch of "MDG: Rising to the Challenges""

 Date/Time: Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Leadership and Innovation in Subnational Government : Case Studies from Latin America"

 Date/Time: Thursday, November 11, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Building State Capacity in Africa"

 Date/Time: Tuesday, November 16, 2004,12:00 pm – 2:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Global Economic Prospects 2005: Trade, Regionalism, and Development"

 Date/Time: Wednesday, November 17, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00pm

Venue:  World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Transition Economies"

 Date/Time: Wedneday, December 1, 2004, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Lecture Series "Influences of Traditional Arab Design on Contemporary Western Designers" Lecture # 2 "The Gullible Thief and the Sea of Stories: Arabic Storytelling and the West" by Lourdes Alvarez

 Date/Time:  Thursday, December 2, 2004, 6:00 pm – 8:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)



Launch of "The Transition Years: Reflection on Economic Reform and Social Change in Europe and Central Asia"

 Date/Time: Thursday, October 21, 2004,12:30 pm – 2:30pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Health Financing for Poor People"

 Date/Time: Thursday, October 21, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "How To Lobby At Intergonvermental Meetings"

 Date/Time: Friday, October 26, 2004, 12:30 pm – 2:30pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Responsible Growth for the New Millenium"

 Date/Time: Wednesday, September 29, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "WTO and the Challenges of Export-Led Growth"

 Date/Time: Tuesday, September 23, 2004, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Battling HIV/AIDS"

 Date/Time: Thursday, September 16, 2004, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Public Health in the Middle East and North Africa"

 Date/Time: Wednesday, September 8, 2004, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "2003 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness" by OED

 Date/Time: Thursday, July 15, 2004, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Global Monitoring Report 2004" with Zia Qureshi and James Boughton with commentaries by Moises Naim, Gene Sperking and Ian Goldin

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 7, 2004, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "AIDS and South Africa: The Social Expression of a Pandemic" edited by Kyle K. Kauffman and David L. Lindauer

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 2, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Launch of "Innovative East Asia" and "Can East Asia Compete" by Shahid Yusuf

Date/Time: Monday, June 7, 2004, 12:00 noom– 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Launch of "4-volume MENA Development Reports"

Date/Time: Thursday, June 17, 2004, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: Eugene Black Auditorium


Launch of "Urban Development and Infrastructure Towards Livable Cities" by Anthony G. Biggio and Bharat Dahiya

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 22, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "WTO, Developing Countires and the Doha Development Agenda: Prospects and Challenges for Trade-Led Growth"

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 29, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch for "Improving the Lives of the Poor Through Investment in Cities" 

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch for "Culture and Public Action" Edited by Vijayendra Rao and Michael Walton

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 18, 2004, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Culture and Prosperity: The Truth About Markets - Why Some Nations Are Rich But Most Remain Poor" by John Kay

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 25, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Panel Discussion and Book Presentations of

1. "Perspectives on Growth and Poverty" Edited by Rolph van der Hoeven and Anthony Shorrocks,

 2. "Growth, Inequality and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-Poor Economic Development" Edited by Anthony Shorrocks and Rolph van der Hoeven,

3. "Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization" Edited by Giovanni Andrea Corniaand "

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Book Launch of 3-Volume "Islamic World: Past and Present" By John Esposito

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby) and the InfoShop

 


Presentation and Launch of "African Development Indicators 2004"

Introduction by: Jeffrey A. Katz

Presentations by: Gerard A. Byam; Alan H. Gelb

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 7, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Launch of "Twenty-First Century India: Population, Environment, and Human Development"

Date/Time: Friday, March 26, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Presentation, Book-signing and Reception for Amy Chua "World On Fire"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 25, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby) and the InfoShop

 


Launch of "Power to the People: How the Coming Energy Revolution Will Transform an Industry, Change our Lives and Maybe Even Save the Planet" by Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 23, 2004, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

 


Presentation and Launch of "Knowledge Economies in the Middle East and North Africa: Toward New Development Strategies" edited by Jean-Eric Aubert and Jean-Louis Reiffers

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 9, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)


“Panel Discussion and Launch of "Russia: All 89 Regions Trade and Investment Guide" published by CTEC”

Date/Time: Thursday, February 19, 2004, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Venue: H Building, Eugene R. Black Auditorium

 

Welcoming Remarks:

 

- Dirk Koehler:Publisher of the World Bank Group

 

- Veronika Krasheninnikova-Berger: Managing Director in New York, Council for Trade and Economic Cooperation USA-CIS (CTEC

Panel Speakers:

- James Collins: Former U.S. Ambassador, Moscow

- John Evans: Director of Russia Affairs, U.S. State Department

- Blair Ruble: Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

- Robert Orttung: Professor, American University

Closing Remarks:

Kevin Hennessey: CTEC Publishing


“Panel Discussion and Launch of "Development Policy as Public Finance" by Clive Bell ”

Date/Time: Thursday, February 12, 2004, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (Auditorium to the left of the lobby)

Other Speakers: Shanta Devarajan; Greg Ingram; Lyn Squires, T. N. Srinivasan

 


For additional listings of past events at the InfoShop, see....

 

InfoShop Events 2007

InfoShop Events 2006

InfoShop Events 2005

InfoShop Events 2003

 

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