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Lecture "Morocco: At the Crossroads"

Date/Time: Tuesday December 19, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch " Private Voluntary Health Insurance in Development: Friend or Foe"

Date/Time: Monday December 18, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Alex S. Preker


Book Launch "When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 14, 2006, 3-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050

Presented by Author : Prof. Ira Katznelson


Book Launch "Developing Annuities Markets : The Experience of Chile"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 14, 2006, 12:30-1:30am
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050
Presented by : Craig W. Thorburn


Book Launch "International Finance" and "Development and Policy Matters" and "Flat World, Big Gaps"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 14, 2006, 10:00-11:30am
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050
Presented by : Jomo K.S
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Film Screening "Mo and Me"

Date/Time: Monday, December 11, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050 


Book Launch "Playing Monopoly with the Devil: Dollarization and Domestic Currencies in Developing Countries"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 7, 2006, 3:00-5:0pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) JB1-080


Book Launch " ISLAM:The Seal & Syntheses of Divine Revelations"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 7, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050
Presented by : Osman Sheikh Ahmed
 


Book Launch "A Corporate Solution to Global Poverty"

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 10-12 pm
Venue: World Bank I building, I 1-200 (1850 I street)


Book Launch "Comanagement of Natural Resources"

Date/Time: Monday, December 4, 2006, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080
Presented by: Stephen R. Tyler, Nadim Khouri


Film Screening "The Imam and the Pastor"

Date/Time: Monday, December 4, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


"Empowering Girls and Women through Education in Egypt: Towards Achievement of the UN Millenium Development Goals in MENA "

Date/Time: Wednesday,November 29, 2006, 6:00-8:30pm
Venue: Embassy of Egypt

Presented by : H.E. Ambassador Nabil Fahmi, Dr. Louis W. Goodman, Leila Hanafi, Dr. Azizah Al-Hibri, Mr. Frank Method


Book Launch "The United Nations Development Programme: A Better Way?"

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050
Presented by : Peter Harrold, Craig Murphy, Katherine Marshall


Lecture Dancing with the Devil:  Charles Taylor and the Rule of Law in the West

Date/Time:Monday, November 20, 2006, 12:00-1:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) J1-050
Presented by: David Crane, Marco Vicenzino


Book Launch "Tough Choices: A Memoir"

Date/Time: Friday, November 10, 2006, 3:00- 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank H building, (1914 G St.,) H auditorium
Presented by: Carly Fiorina, Edith Wilson


Book Launch " The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization"

Date/Time: Thursday November 2, 2006, 12:00-1:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Thomas Homer Dixon, Branco Minalovic,


Book Launch "Transforming the Development Landscape: The Role of the Private Sector"

Date/Time: Thursday October 26, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Lael Brainard, Harold Rosen


Book Launch "Global Issues for Global Citizens"

Date/Time: Wednesday October 25, 2006, 12-2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)Presented by: Vinay Bhargava
   


Book Launch " The Other Half Of Gender"

Date/Time: Tuesday October 24, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "At Loggerheads? Agricultural Expansion, Poverty Reduction, and Environment in the Tropical Forests"

Date/Time: Monday, October 23, 2006, 11:30-1:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Japan, Moving Toward A More Advanced Knowledge Economy"

Date/Time: Thursday October 12, 2006, 3:00-7:00pm
Venue: Main Complex MC2-800


Book Launch "Natural Disaster Hotspots: Case Sudies"

Date/Time: Wednesday October 11, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch " WDR 2007"

Date/Time: Thursday October 5, 2006, 12:00-1:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080


Book Launch " From Schooling Access to Learning Outcomes, An Unfinished Agenda"

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 4, 2006, 12:30 to 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (Lower level)
Presented by: Vinod Thomas, H. Dean Nielsen, Robert Prouty, and Shanta Devarajan


Book Launch " Transforming Microfinance Institutions: Providing Full Financial Services to the Poor"

Date/Time: Tuesday October 3, 2006, 12-2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Victoria White, Maria Otero, Monica Brand, Deborah Burand, Marilou Uy


Book Launch "Handbook for Evaluating Infrastructure Regulatory Systems"

Date/Time: Monday October 2, 2006, 12:00-1:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Bernard W. Tenenbaum


Book Launch "Unburnable"   

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 27, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Marie-Elena John, Charmaine Robinson


Book Launch "Making Globalization Work"

Date/Time: Tuesday September 26, 2006, 12-1:30pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium
Presented by: Joseph Stiglitz, Alan Gelb


Lecture " Efficient Learning For The Poor"

Date/Time:Monday, September 25, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Helen Abadzi


Book Launch" The search for Empowerment: Social Capital as Idea and Practice at the World Bank"

Date/Time: Wednesday September 13, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Micheal Woolcock


Lecture " Piecing A Democratic Quilt"

Date/Time: Thursday September 7, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Edward McMahon, Scott Baker, Richard Messick, Jennifer Windsor and Theodore Piccone


Film Screening "André’s Life"

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 30, 2006 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium
Directed by: Joseph Carter, Otaviano Canuto


Book Launch " Agenda for Health Insurance In Francophone Africa"

Date/Time: Tuesday July 25, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Marcel Masse,  David de Ferranti, Alain Letourmy, Pascal  Brouillet, Jean Dufriche, Claude LePen, OK Pannenborg, Gilles Dussault, Alexander S. Preker,


Presentation on " Muscat, Sultanate of Oman: Reality and Ambitions of City Preservation and Development"

Date/Time: Wednesday July 12, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: H.E. Abdullah Bin Abbas Bin Ahmed


 Film Screening: Earth's Hope: China Loess Plateau

Date/Time: Thursday June 22, 2006, 12:30-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank H Auditorium
Presented by: John D. Liu, Zou Jiayi, Kevin Cleaver


 Launch of "Zombie Curse: A Doctor's 25-year Journey Into the Heart of The  Aids Epidemic In Haiti"

Date/Time: Wednesday June 21, 2006, 12-2:00pm
Venue:
World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:
Arthur M. Fournier, Stevan Jackson, Stephen Mautner


Special Presentation on "The Crisis in Darfur: What Comes Next?"

Date/Time: Tuesday, June 20, 2006, 12-1:30pm
Venue:
 World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Ambassador Nurradin Mannan, Kenneth Bacon, Anne Louise Colgan, Roberta Cohen


Special Presentation on "Libya : Development Prospects and Challenges"

Date/Time: Monday June 19, 2006, 12-2:00pm
Venue:
 World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Nejib Ayachi, Stephen King, Mohamad Elhage, Reema Ali, Michele Dunne, Aristomene Varoudakis, Tarek M. Yousef

See Video: http://info.worldbank.org/etools/BSPAN/PresentationView.asp?PID=1848&EID=869


Launch of " Escaping Poverty's Grasp"

Date/Time:  Thursday June 15, 2006, 5:30 pm –6:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Ian Goldin, David Reed, Eugenio Diaz-Bonilla, Asif M. Shaikh


Launch of " Creating Prosperity in Africa"

Date/Time:  Thursday June 15, 2006, 12:30 pm –2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Eugene Nyambal, Frannie Leautier, John Page, Benno Ndulu


Screening of "Memories of Utopia"

Date/Time:  Wednesday May 31, 2006, 12:00 pm-1:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Ambassador Nureddin Mannan


Launch of "Identity and Violence"

Date/Time:  Wednesday May 24, 2006, 3:00 pm – 4:30pm
Venue: H Auditorium
Presented by: Amartya Sen, Ian Goldin

B-Span: rtsp://streaming3.worldbank.org/Ext/10507881/AmartyaSen256_v2.rm


Launch of "Power of Survey Design"

Date/Time: Tuesday May 23, 2006, 12-2:00pm
Venue:
 World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by
: Giuseppe Larossi

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 Special Address and Launch of "We are poor, But so many"

Date/Time: Thursday, May 18, 2006, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: IFC
Presented by: Ela Bhatt


Launch of " Voice and Noise"

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 16, 2006, 12:00 noon – 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) Presented by: Per Kurowski, Luis Marti, L. Alan Winters



DEC Lecture Series presents: "Governance and Aid" 

Date/Time: Thursday, April 27, 2006, 11:00 am
Venue: World Bank MC building, 
 MC13-121
Presented by: Robert Bates, Francois Bourguignon, Alan Gelb


Launch of "Open Wide the Freedom Gates"

Date/Time: Wednesday April 26, 2006, 3:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Dorothy Height


Launch of "Budget Support as More Effective Aid? "

Date/Time: Monday, April 24, 2006, 12:00 noon – 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) Presented by: Stefan Koeberle, James Adams, Jan Walliser, Allan Gelb, Atish R. Ghosh



Launch of "Globalization For Development"

Date/Time: Thursday, April 20, 2006, 4:30-6:00pm
Venue:
 World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,), JB1-080

Presented by: Ian Goldin, Kenneth Reinert, Kemal Dervis, Trevor A. Manuel


Launch of "Children at Work"

Date/Time:   Wednesday, April 12th, 2006, 12:30pm– 2:00pm
Venue World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by: Jean Louis Sarbib, Maurizia Tovo, Martine de Souza, Kevin Bales


 

Launch of " Implementing Power Rationing in a Sensible way"

 

Date/Time: Wedbesday April 12th, 2006, 9:30am- 11:00 am
Venue:World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by: Ede Ijjasz, Luiz Maurer, Ashok Sarker, Karen Rasmussen

 


 

Launch of "From Inside Brazil"

Date/Time: Friday, April 7th, 2006, 3:00pm– 5:00pm
Venue
World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080

Presented by: Vinod Thomas, Joseph Stiglitz

 

B-span: http://info.worldbank.org/etools/BSPAN/EventView.asp?EID=849

 


 

Inauguration of Print on Demand Book Machine

Date/Time:  Thursday, April 6th, 2006, 11:00pm– 12:00pm
Venue:  InfoShop
Presented by: Dirk Koehler

Video: rtsp://streaming3.worldbank.org/EXT/ Infoshop_Printing.rm

 


 

Launch of "Information and Communications for Development 2006"

Date/Time:   Wednesday, April 5th, 2006, 12:00pm– 2:00pm
Venue:   World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080
Presented by: Katherine Sierra, Mohsen A. Khalil, Shaida Baidee, Carl Dahlman, Micheal R. Nelson,

 

B-Span: Information and Communications for Development 2006: Global Trends and Policies

 


 

Launch of "Rwanda Means the Universe"

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 4th, 2006, 3:00pm– 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Louise Mushikiwa


Launch of " Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free- Market System"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 30, 2006, 3:00pm– 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Michael J. Isimbabi, Raymond Baker
B-span: http://info.worldbank.org/etools/BSPAN/EventView.asp?PID=1750&EID=842


Launch of "The Accidental President of Brazil"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 30, 2006, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank, Preston Auditorium, Main Building
Presented by: Fernando Henrique Carsdoso, Otaviano Canuto


 Launch of " Poverty Reduction and Growth: Viruous and Vicious circles"

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 29, 2006, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: William Maloney, Guillermo Perry, J. Humberto Lopez, Francisco Ferreira


Launch of "White Man's Burden"

Date/Time: Monday, March 27, 2006, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080
Presented by: William Easterly, Dirk Koehler
 


Launch of "Assessing World Bank Support to Trade 1987 - 2004"

Date/Time: Friday March 24, 2006 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080
Presented by: Vinod Thomas, Kyle Peters, Yvonne Tsikata, Uri Dadush, Hans Peter Lankes


Launch of "A New Social Contract for Peru"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 23, 2006, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Evangeline Javier, Pamela Cox, Daniel Cotlear, Luis Crouch, Shantayanan Devarajan


Launch of " From Disintegration to Reintegration: Eastern Europe and The Former Soviet Union in International Trade"

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 14, 2006, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
 


 Launch of "Gender and Economic Growth in Uganda"

Date/Time: Thursday, March 13, 2006, 12 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Launch of "Financial Statecraft: The Role of Financial Markets in American Foreign Policy"
 
  


 Launch of "Financial Statecraft"

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2006, 3:00- 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Benn Steil, Marco Vincenzino


Launch of "Not If But When: Adapting to Natural Hazards in the Pacific Islands Region"

Date/Time: Friday, March 3, 2006, 12:00 noon to 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1B1-080
Presented by: Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, Sofia Bettencourt


 Launch of "Where Is The Wealth Of Nations"

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2006, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:Kirk Hamilton, Warren Evans, Shantayanan Devarajan, Dan Tunstall, Sergio Jellinek


Launch of "International Migration and Economic Development: Lessons from Low Income Countries"

Date/Time: Monday, February 27, 2006, 12:00noon to 2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) Presented by: Robert E.B. Lucas, Ian Goldin


 Launch of "Indigenous People, Poverty and Human Development in Latin America"

Date/Time: Thursday, February 23, 2006, 3:00 to 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Guillermo Perry, Harry Patrinos, Gillette Hall, Shelton Davis


 Launch of "Cities in a Globalizing World"

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 3:00 pm - 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Frannie Leautier


Launch of "If You've Raised Kids,You Can Manage Anything"

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 14, 2006, 12noon - 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby
)
Presented by: Ann Crittenden, Katherine Marshall, Juliana Oyegun


Presentation "History Matters: Development for the 21st Century"

Date/Time: Monday, January 30, 2006, 3:00 pm to 4:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) Presented by: Jomo K. S., Steen Lau Jorgensen, Homi Kharas
 


Launch of "Re-positioning Nutrition as Central to Development: A Strategy for Large-Scale Action"

Date/Time: Monday, January 30, 2005, 12:00 noon – 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Speakers: Meera Shekar, James Adams, Richard Skolnik, Marcia Griffiths, Keith E. Hansen, Kei Kawabata


Launch of "Safeguards & Antidumping  in Latin American Trade Liberalization"

Date/Time:Thursday, January 26, 2006, 12:00
Venue: I1-200
Presented by: Guillermo Perry, Hector Marquez, Brad Ward, J. Micheal Finger


Lecture "Security and Development in West Africa:  The Case of Liberia"

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 3:00 noon to 4:30 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Jacques Paul Klein, Marco Vincenzino, Mahmoud A. Ayub


Launch of "Access for All"

Date/Time: Thursday, January 24, 2006, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm  
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Elizabeth Littlefield, Brigit Helms, Alexia Latortue, Gautam Ivatury


Launch of "Collapse: How Societies choose to Fail or Succeed"

Date/Time: Thursday, January 19, 2006, 9:00 am to 10:30 am  
Venue: World Bank Preston Auditorium, (1818 H street,)
Presented by: Jared Diamond and Vinay Bhargava


Lecture "Refugees of Climate Change: The Impact of Warming on Vulnerable Populations"

Date/time: Tuesday, January 17, 2006, 12 noon to 2:00 pm
Venue:
  
World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Malin Jennings


Launch of " Rethinking Bank Regulation: Till Angels Govern" and "Systematic Financial Crises: Containment and Resolution"

Date/time: Thursday, January 5, 2006, 12:00 noon
Venue:
  
World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio, Ross Levine, Patrick Honohan, Luc Laeven


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

InfoShop Events 2007
InfoShop Events 2005

InfoShop Events 2004

InfoShop Events 2003

 

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