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Website Launch "World Trade Indicators"

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 19, 2007, 11:30pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Book Launch "Transforming the Rural Nonfarm Economy: Opportunities and Threats in the Developing World"

Date/Time: Friday, December 14, 2007, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
 


Knowledge for Development (K4D) Seminar on "Korea as a Knowledge Economy: Evolutionary Process and Lessons Learned"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 13, 2007, 3:30pm
Venue: I 2-250 (I building)
 


Book Launch "Global Warming and Agriculture"

Date/Time: Thursday, December 13, 2007, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Panel Discussion "Human Trafficking and Slavery: The Economic Impact on Development"

Date/Time: Monday, December 10, 2007, 12:00pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium, 1818 H street, NW


Discussion "The Future of the Book"

Date/Time: Monday, December 3, 2007 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (
701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Dirk Koehler, Publisher


Discussion "Development and Faith: Where Mind, Heart, and Soul Work Together"

Date/Time: Friday November 30, 2007, 12:30pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Photo Exhibit "I Want You To Know"

Date/Time: Thursday November 29, 2007, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Discussion "Young People and the UN Millennium Development Goals : Making the MDGs a Reality - Case Study of Morocco"

Date/Time: Wednesday November 28, 2007, 6:00-8:00pm
Venue: Eugene R. Black Auditorium (1914 G street)


Book Launch "International Migration of Women"

Date/Time: Wednesday November 28, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Book launch "World Food Security: A History Since 1945"

Date/Time: Tuesday November 27, 2007, 3:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Book launch "Regards sur la Terre 2008: A French Annual Report on Sustainable Development"

Date/Time: Tuesday November 27, 2007, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)


Book Launch "Building Knowledge Economies. Advanced Strategies for Development"

Date/Time: Thursday November 15, 2007, 3:30PM
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Panel Discussion "Algeria: Assessing the Present and Looking to the Future"

Date/Time: Thursday November 15, 2007, 12:30PM
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Launch of Two Products from the Reaching the Poor II Project

Date/Time: Tuesday November 13, 2007, 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Book Launch "Finance for All? Policies and Pitfalls in Expanding Access"

Date/Time: Monday November 13, 2007, 10:30AM
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Book Launch "The Arab Economies in a Changing World"

Date/Time: Monday November 12, 2007, 5:30PM
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Film Screening "Rumi Turning Ecstatic"  

Date/Time: ThurdsdayNovember 1, 2007, 6:00-8:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Book Launch"More than a Pretty Picture: Using Poverty Maps to Design Better Policies and Interventions"

Date/Time: Tuesday October 30, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Book launch "World Congress on Communication for Development"

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050


Discussion "Spirtuality and Development: Community Building that Works Experiences from Sri Lanka"

Date/Time: Tuesday October 16, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by: Dr. Ariyaratne, Peter Harrold


Book Launch "Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking"

Date/Time: Tuesday October 9, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080


Book launch "The Challenge of Rural Electrification: Strategies for Developing Countries" 

Date/Time: Tuesday October 9, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
 


Book Launch "Unleashing India's Innovation:Toward Sustainable and Inclusive Growth" 

Date/Time: Tuesday October 9, 2007, 10:00-11:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book launch "Moving out of Poverty: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives"

Date/Time: Wednesday October 3, 2007, 11:00-1:00
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080


Book Launch "Amnesty after Atrocity?: Healing Nations after Genocide and War Crimes"

Date/Time: Wednesday September 26, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Katherine Marshall, Helena Cobban


Book Launch "Enhancing China's Competitiveness Through Lifelong Learning"

Date/Time: Monday September 17, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
 


Book Launch "Walking the Forest with Chico Mendes: Struggle for Justice in the Amazon"  

Date/Time: Thursday September 13, 2007, 3:30-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Seminar on"Globalization of Labor and Book Launch of "Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life"

Date/Time: Thursday September 13, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Legal Aspects of HIV and AIDS: A Guide for Policy and Law Reform"

Date/Time: Wednesday September 12, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by: Joy Phumaphi, Lance Gable, Katharina Gamharter, Lawrence Gostin, James Hodge Jr., Rudolf Van Puymbroeck, Debrework Zewdie


Book Launch "A Farewell to ALMS: A Brief Economic History of the World"

Date/Time: Monday September 10, 2007, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Crime, Violence and Development: Trends, Costs and Policy Options in the Caribbean"

Date/Time: Monday September 10, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 


Book Launch "The Dinosaur Among Us: The World Bank and Its Path to Extinction"

Date/Time: Thursday September 6, 12-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Jeffrey Hooke, Vinay Barghava, Cinnamon Dornsife


Book Launch "Informality: Exit and Exclusion" in Latin America and the Caribbean

Date/Time: Tuesday September 4, 11:00 am-1:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "How to Build M&E Systems to Support Better Government"

Date/Time: Wednesday August 1, 12:30-2pm 
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Arshad Sayed, Jim Adams, Joong-Kyung Choi


Book Launch "Mongolia at a Crossroad"

Date/Time: Thursday July 19, 12:30-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Arshad Sayed, Jim Adams, Joong-Kyung Choi


Book Launch "The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China, and What it Means for All of Us"

Date/Time: Wednesday July  18, 2007, 3-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "The Global Family Planning Revolution: Three Decades of Population Policies and Programs" 

Date/Time: Wednesday July  18, 2007, 12-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank H building, Eugene Black Auditorium


Film Screening "Iron Ladies of Liberia" 

Date/Time: Monday July 16, 2007, 12:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Discussion with filmmaker: Siatta Johnson


Book Launch "Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace"

Date/Time: Friday July 13, 2007, 12:30-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Spending for Development-Making the Most of Indonesia's New Opportunities-10 years after begining of financial crisis"

Date/Time: Tuesday July 10, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Public Policy & the Challenge of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases"

Date/Time: Wednesday June 27, 2007, 2-4:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Joy Phumaphi, Phillip Jeremy Hay, Olusoji Adeyi, Sylvia C. Robles, Owen Smith, Cristian Baeza


Film Screening "Eve and the Firehorse"

Date/Time:  Thursday June 21, 2007, 5:30-7:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Discussion with Filmmaker: Julia Kwan


Film Screening "Inexcusable Absence"

Date/Time:  Thursday June 21, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Maurya Buvenic, Marlaine Lockheed, Maureen Lewis and Joy Phumaphi


Book Launch "Societal Learning and Change" 

Date/Time:  Wednesday June 20, 2007, 12:30-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Steen Lau Jorgensen, Steve Waddell, Kristalina Georgieva, Daniel Runde


Book Launch "General Theory of Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets " 

Date/Time:  Monday June 11, 2007, 2-4:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Shanker Singham, Marco Vicenzino


Book Launch "Energy for Development: Twenty-first Century Challenges of Reform and Liberalization in Developing Countries"

Date/Time: Thursday May 24, 2007, 12:00-2:00 pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:  Rangaswamy Vedavalli, Moeen Qureshi, Jamal Saghir
 


Book Launch "Limits to Liberalization: Local Culture in a Global Marketplace"

Date/Time:
 Tuesday May 22, 2007, 3:00- 5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 


Book Launch "Making the Most of Scarcity Accountability for Better Water Management Results in the Middle East and North Africa"

Date/Time: Tuesday May 22, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
 


Humor at Work - Come share a laugh with Queen Aishah on May 22 at 12 in JB1-080


Book Launch "Services Trade and Development: The Experience of Zambia"

Date/Time: Tuesday May 22, 2007, 10:00-12:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)  


Book Launch "From Competition at Home to Competing Abroad:    A Case Study of India's Horticulture"

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 15, 2007, 3:00-4:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
  


Book Launch "2007 MMMF Recipient Forum"

Date/Time: Monday May 14, 2007,12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
  


Book Launch "Financing Cities: Fiscal Responsibility and Urban Infrastructure in Brazil, China, India, Poland and South Africa"

Date/Time: Tuesday May 15, 2007, 2:30-4:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:George E. Peterson, Patricia Clarke Annez, Katherine Sierra, Sonia Hammam, Vijay Kelkar, Rudolph G. Penner, Otaviano Canuto, Robert D. Ebel


Book Launch "Consumed"

Date/Time: Tuesday May 7, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080
Presented by: Benjamin Barber, Hafed Al- Ghwell  


"Parents Circle Art Exhibition May 2"

Date/Time: Wednesday May 2, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank Main building, Preston Auditorium
 


Book Launch "The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It " 

Date/Time: Monday April 30, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (tbc)
Presented by: Paul Collier


Book Launch "Strategies for Sustainable Land Management in the East African Highlands" 

Date/Time: Thursday April 19, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch:  Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers: Principles and Practice

Date/Time: Wednesday April 18, 2007, 12:30-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Samy Watson, Robin Boadway, Anwar Shah, Paul Boothe
 


Book Launch "A Decade of Action in Transport"

Date/Time: Tuesday April 17, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:
 Vinod Thomas, Peter Freeman, Jamal Saghir, Kenneth Button 
  


Book Launch "Ending Poverty in South Asia: Ideas that Work" 

Date/Time: Thursday April 19, 2007, 10:00-12:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Lord Meghnad Desai, Elena Glinskaya, Shantayan Devarajan and Deepa Narayan, Luca Barbone
 


Book Launch "Tools for Institutional, Political and Social Analysis of Policy Reform", "People and Power" and "Poverty and Social Impact Analysis" 

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue:  World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (Downstairs Auditorium)

Presented by: Eckhard Karl Deutscher, Anis Dani , Aline Coudouel, Julian Lampietti, Andrew Norton, Johannes Linn, Jamal Saghir, Luca Barbone, Steen Lau Jorgensen


Film Screening "The Bread Winner"

Date/Time: Date/Time: Monday, March 19, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (Downstairs Auditorium)
Presented by: Sonia Nassery Cole, Marco Vicenzino and Alastair J. Mckechnie


Concert "Persian New Year Celebration"

Date/Time:  Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 1:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank H building (1914 G Street)
Singer: Haale


Discussion "A Weberian Approach to Environmentalism" 

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by: Joaquim Radkau


Book Launch "The Emerging Markets Century" 

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by: Antoine van Agtmael and Gumersindo Oliveros


Film Screening "Water"  

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 6:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050
Presented by:Arup Banerji


Book Launch "Government Accountability Project" 

Date/Time: Thursday, March 29, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (Downstairs Auditorium)
Presented by: Beatrice Edwards


Book Launch "Global Governance Reform: Breaking the Stalemate" 

Date/Time: Monday, April 2, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Online Atlas of Millenium Development Goals" and "Atlas of Global Development" 

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 3, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


Book Launch "Making Finance Work for Africa"

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 3:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Marilou Uy, Patrick Honohan, Micheal Klein, and John Page


Book Launch "The Poor Always Pay Back"

Date/Time: Monday, March 12, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue:  World Bank I Building - I1- 200 (1850 I Street, NW)


Book Launch "You Can Hear me Now"

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 6, 12:2:00pm
Venue:  World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room JB1-080 (auditorium downstairs)
Presented by: Nick Sullivan, Tim Carrington


Book Launch "Reforming Agricultural Trade for Developing Countries

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: John D. Nash, Mark Cackler, Alex F. McCalla, Mark Rosegrant, Will Martin, Dominique Van Der Mensbrugghe, Bernard Hoekman


Book Launch "The Last Forest: The Amazon in the Age of Globalization " discussed at IFC on February 22, 2007, at 12 noon in room L-103

Date/Time: Thursday, February 22, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: IFC, (2121 Pennsylvania Avenue,) Room L-103
Presented by: Sergio Margulis, John Briscoe, Mark London, Atul Mehta


Book Launch "Economics of Development " sixth edition

Date/Time: Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: David L. Lindauer, Steven Radelet, Emmanuel Jimenez


Book Launch "Manga Workshop"

Date/Time: Friday, February 16, 2007, 3:30-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank H building, 1914 G Street, NW
Presented by: Patricia Katayama, Annette Roman, Walden Wong


Book Launch "Journey Across the Four Seas"

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by: Veronica Li, Chialing Yang


Book Launch "Stories Under the Table"

Date/Time: Thursday, February 8, 2007, 4:00-5:00pm
Venue: World Bank I Building - I1- 200 (1850 I Street, NW)
Presented by: Vera Oye'yaa-Anna


Book Launch - Local Governance Series "Local Governance: Industrial Countries" and "Local Governance: Developing Countries"

Date/Time: Thursday, February 8, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J Building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)
Presented by:  Roumeen Islam, Anwar Shah, Michael E. Bell and George Peterson


Maghreb Center Inaugural Symposium "Current Political and Economic Developments in North Africa

Date/Time: Thursday, February 8, 2007, 9:00 -5:15pm
Venue: Marriot Georgetown Conference Center, Leavey Center, Salon H
Please click on the link below to view the detailed Program http://www.maghrebcenter.org/upcomingevents.html


Book Launch "Has Globalization Passed Its Peak"

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 6, 2007, 12:00 -2pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by:
 Rawi Abdelal, Adam Segal, Marco Vicenzino 


 Book Launch "The Media and the Rwandan Genocide"

Date/Time: Thursday, February 1, 2007, 12:00 -2pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by:
 
Marco Mantovanelli, Allan Thompson, Thomas Kamilindi, Steven Livingston and Mark Frohardt


Book Launch "Sustainability Report by the French Cooperation"

Date/Time: Monday January 29, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue:  World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 


 Book Launch "Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth"

Date/Time: Wednesday January 24, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by:  Dany Leipziger, Tony Venables, James Robinson, Ernest Aryeetey, Louise Cord


Book Launch "Overcoming Barriers to Savings and Asset-Building for Poor People" 

Date/Time: Tuesday January 23, 2007, 5:30-7:30pm
Venue: 
 World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by: Prof. Sherraden


Book Launch "Transforming Poor People's Lives – The Potential of Renewables & Energy Efficiency"

Date/Time: Tuesday January 23, 2007, 12:00-1:30pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by:   Jamal Saghir, Elliot Morley, Ronert Bradley


Book Launch "The Central Liberal Truth"

Date/Time:
   Monday January 22, 2007, 12:00-2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J building, (701 18th St.) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby) 
Presented by: Lawrence Harrison, Alexander Shakow


Lecture "Remembering Naguib Mahfouz"

Date/Time: Thursday January 11, 2007, 5:30-7:30pm
Venue: World Bank H building, Eugene Black Auditorium
Presented by: Prof. Roger Allen


Book Launch "2006 GLOBAL ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT: Holding Power to Account" 

Date/Time: Wednesday January 10, 2007 12:00 - 2:00pm
Venue: World Bank J Building, (701 18th St.,) Room J1-050 (auditorium to the left of the lobby)


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

InfoShop Events 2006
InfoShop Events 2005
InfoShop Events 2004
InfoShop Events 2003

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