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Book Launch  Development Economics and the Role of the World Development Report 
Date/Time: Thursday, December 18, 2008,  9:00 am
Venue:   Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW)   
Presented by:  Justin LinShahid YusufKemal DervisAngus DeatonTakatoshi Ito, and William Easterly  
   
Book Launch  "Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets with Trust"  
Date/Time:    Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 3:00 pm  
Venue:   Auditorium  J1-050 (701 18th Street NW)   
Presented by:  Elena PanaritisFrancis Fukuyama, and Klaus Deininger  
   
Book Launch   "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change"  
Date/Time:    Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 2:30 pm 
Venue:   Auditorium I1-200  (1850 I "Eye" Street NW)  
Presented by:  

Augusto de la TorreJohn NashPamela CoxRobert Engelman, and Sergio Jellinek  

   
Book Launch   "European Health Systems and Policies"  
Date/Time:   Wednesday, December 3, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue:  The InfoShop (701 18th Street NW)  
Presented by:  Martin McKeeRichard SaltmanTed AhlersAbdo Yazbeck, and Armin Fidler
   
Film Screening Africa Today (Teach Africa) 
Date/Time: Tuesday, December 2, 2008, 6:00 pm 
Venue:   Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW)   
Presented by:  Congressman Donald PayneBernadette PaoloSarah Moten, and Gail Ifshin 
   
Book Launch  "Alliance Curse: How America Lost The Third World" 
Date/Time:   Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 3:00 pm 
Venue:   Auditorium J1-050 (701 18th Street NW)   
Presented by:   Hilton L. Root and Brian Levy 
   
Book Launch "From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States Can Change the World"  
Date/Time:   Wednesday, November 19, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue:   Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW)  
Presented by:   Duncan GreenJeff ThindwaShantayanan Devarajan and  John Sewell  
   
Book Launch   "Development Communication Sourcebook: Broadening the Boundaries of Communication"  
Date/Time:   Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 2:00 pm
Venue:   Auditorium J1-050 (701 18th Street NW
Presented by:   Paolo Mefalopulos, Varadarajan Atur,  J. P. Singh, Sumir Lal, and Paul Mitchell  
   
Book Launch   "Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence, and the Poverty of Nations"    
Date/Time:  Monday, November 17, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue:  Auditorium J1-050 (701 18th Street NW)   
Presented by:   Raymond Fisman
   
Joint Book Launch  "The Impact of Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure" and "Does Private Sector Participation Improve Performance in Electricity and Water Distribution?"    
Date/Time:   Thursday, November 13, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue:  Auditorium JB1-080 ( 701 18th Street NW)
Presented by:   Luis Guasch, Katharina Gassner, Laura Tuck, and Marianne Fay
   
Book Launch   "Courting Social Justice: Judicial Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World"  
Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 12, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue:   Auditorium J1-050 (701 18th Street NW
Presented by: Varun GauriDaniel M. BrinksPhilip KeeferMark Tushnet, and Christina Biebesheimer 
   
Book Launch   "China's Rise: Challenges and Opportunities" 
Date/Time:  Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 3:00 pm 
Venue:   JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.) 
Presented by:   C. Fred Bergsten, Charles Freeman, Nicholas Lardy, Derek Mitchell, and Danny Leipziger
   
Panel Discussion  "Domestic Violence: What You May Not Know"  
Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue:   J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.) 
Presented by:   

Aulikki H. Kuusela,Helen Hall, Patricia Romano McGraw, Joan Meier, Patricia Hoff, and Phillip Hay 

   
Book Launch  "Can Russia Compete?: Enhancing Productivity and Innovation in a Globalizing World" 
Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 3:00 pm 
Venue:   J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.) 
Presented by:   Raj Desai, Itzhak Goldberg, Mark Dutz, Anders Aslund, and Fernando Montes-Negret
   
Book Launch  "For Protection & Promotion: The Design and Implementation of Effective Safety Nets"  
Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 8, 2008, 12:00 pm  
Venue:   I 2-250 (1850 I "Eye" Street NW)  
Presented by:   

Margaret Grosh,H.E. Ato Mekonnen Mnayazewal, Diego Molano Aponte, Rakesh Nangia,Shanta Devarajan, andRobert Holzmann  

   
Special Event Domestic Violence Awareness Month - "Partnering to Prevent Domestic Abuse"sponsored by The World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and Inter-American Development Bank
Date/Time:   Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 3:00 pm  
Venue:   Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW) 
Presented by:   Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright;Ngozi N. Okonjo-Iweala 
   
Panel Discussion Dealing with Low Probability-High Consequence Events: A Behavioral Economics of Risk Presentation 
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 3:00 pm 
Venue: Eugene H. Black Auditorium (600 19th Street NW)  
Presented by:   Daniel Kahneman, Howard Kunreuther, Justin Yifu Lin, and Apurva Sanghi 
   
Book Launch "Environmental Health and Child Survival: Epidemiology, Economics, Experience"
Date/Time: Monday, September 22, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue: I1-200 (1850 I "Eye" Street NW) 
Presented by:  Anjali Acharya, Mikko Paunio, Shantayanan Devarajan, Paul Epstein, Jaehyang So, and Warren Evans 
   
Panel Discussion Flying under the Radar: Pentacostalism in South Africa and its Influence on Social and Economic Development 
Date/Time:  Monday, September 8, 2008, 12:00 pm 
Venue:  MC13-121 (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW)
Presented by:  Katherine Marshall, Peter Berger, Ann Bernstein, and James Davison Hunter 
   
Book Launch Youth at Risk - a joint launch of two youth-focused publications  
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 12:30 pm 
Venue: I 2-250 (1850 I "Eye" Street NW)
Presented by: Pamela Cox, Joy Phumaphi, Ariel Fiszbein, Wendy Cunningham, Sophie Naudeau, and Chingboon Lee 
   
Panel Discussion  

Climate Change and Disasters - Risk and Policy 

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 11, 2008, 2:00 pm 
Venue:  Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW) 
Presented by: 

William Nordhaus, Freeman Dyson, and Apurva Sanghi 

   
Film Screening "Botswana: The President's Tour" (By invitation only)
Date/Time: Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 6:30 pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H Street NW)
Presented by: His Excellency Festus Mogae, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Bernadette Paolo, Edith Grace Ssempala, and Pat Younge
   
Panel Discussion "Fertility Regulation Behaviors and Their Costs: Contraception and Unintended Pregnancies in Africa and Eastern Europe & Central Asia"
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 3:00 PM
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Elizabeth Lule, John May, Michael Vlassoff, and Phillip Hay
   
Film Screening "Africa Investment Horizons" by Carol Pineau
Date/Time: Monday, July 7, 2008, 1:00 PM
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Presented by: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Carol Pineau
   
Panel Discussion "New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics"
Date/Time: Thursday, June 26, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Steven Durlauf, Shanta Devarajan, and Laurie Harting
   
Panel Discussion "Global Democracy: The Struggle for Political and Civil Rights in the 21st Century"
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Didier Jacobs, Ann Florini, Amar Bhattacharya, and John Garrison
   
Panel Discussion "Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life"
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Robert Drago, Helen Diaz, Geremie Sawadogo, Khaled F. Sherif, and Ann Jeannette Glauber
   
Grand Opening Celebration InfoShop Reopens after Renovations
Date/Time: Monday, June 23, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: InfoShop (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: World Bank InfoShop
   
Book Launch "World Trade Indicators"
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Rakesh Nangia, Ngozi N. Okonjo-Iweala, Roumeen Islam, and Gianni Zanini
   
Book Launch "Broadcasting, Voice, and Accountability: A Public Interest Approach to Policy, Law, and Regulation"
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 10:00 am
Venue: MC4-800 (1818 H Street NW)
Presented by: Daniel Kaufmann, Kreszentia Duer, Steve Buckley, Toby Mendel, Seán Ó Siochrú, Monroe Price, Marc Raboy, and Eric Chinje
   
Book Launch "Terrorism, Economic Development and Political Openness"
Date/Time: Monday, June 16, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Presented by: Francis Fukuyama, Philip Keefer, Norman Loayza, and Sarah Cliffe
   
Panel Discussion "Education - The Right Response to Child Labor" (for World Day Against Child Labor)
Date/Time: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 1:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Sudhanshu Joshi, Len Morris, Robert Prouty, Rogerio Studart, Dhanendra Kumar, Nicholas Burnett, Cream Wright, Armand F. Pereira, Kailash Satyarthi, H.E Mark P. Lagon, Marcia Eugenio, Jan Eastman, and Aud Kolberg
   
Roundtable "Prospects for Trade Integration through Unilateral Reforms and International Agreements" 
Date/Time: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 10:30 am
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Gianni Zanini, Jeffrey Schott, Arvind Panagariya, Bernard Hoekman, Pablo de la Flor (via videoconference), and Sherry Stephenson
   
Presentation Health and Fragile States Network (studies on aid effectiveness in transition, and health and state-building)
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: MC13-121 (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Presented by: Jack Eldon, Olga Bornemisza, Petra Vergeer, and Julian Schweitzer
   
Publication Launch "Business and Poverty: Opening Markets to the Poor" (June issue of Development Outreach magazine)
Date/Time: Monday, June 9, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Presented by: V. Kasturi Rangan, William Laufer, Djordjija Petkoski, David Lustig, Tony Henshaw, Masakazu Sago, Louise Hilsen, and Christopher Neal
   
Book Series Launch "New Frontiers of Social Policy - Inclusive States, Equity and Assets" 
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Kathy Sierra, Caroline Kende-Robb, Anis Dani, Francisco Ferreira, Carol Graham, and by videoconference: Arjan de Haan and Caroline Moser
   
Book Launch "Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policies - An Instrument for Good Governance"
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Inger Andersen, Kulsum Ahmed, Ernesto Sánchez-Triana, Harry Blair, Caroline Kende-Robb, Colin Bruce, and Michael Stanley
   
Book Launch "Hospital Performance in Brazil: The Search for Excellence"
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 27, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Jerry La Forgia, Julian Schweitzer, Maureen Lewis, Mukesh Chawla, John Briscoe, and Robert Murray
   
Panel Discussion "Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments, and Security"
Date/Time: Thursday, May 22, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Alexandra Wrage, Lisa Bhansali, and Pascale Helene Dubois
   
Panel Discussion The World Bank Group's Transport Business Strategy for 2008-2012
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Jamal Saghir, Marc Juhel, Zmarak Shalizi, Maryvonne Plessis-Fraissard, Oscar de Buen, Wojciech Suchorzewski (tbc), Alistair Wray, and Peter O'Neill
   
Book Launch "Parliaments as Peacebuilders in Conflict-Affected Countries"
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 20, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue: I 2-250 (1850 I "Eye" Street NW)
Presented by: Edith Grace Ssempala, Rick Stapenhurst, Rasheed Draman, and by videoconference: Lord John Alderdice, William Shija, and Niall Johnston
   
Book Launch "The World Bank's Commitment to HIV/AIDS in Africa"
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 14, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Gerard Byam, Phillip Jeremy Hay, Elizabeth Lule, Shantayanan Devarajan, John Hassell, Yolanda Richardson, Antony Thompson
   
Comedy Show "Queen Aishah"
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 13, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Queen Aishah, Freddi Vernell, and Lisa Lanham
   
Film Screening "As We Forgive" directed by Laura Waters Hinson
Date/Time: Thursday, May 8, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Presented by: Laura Waters Hinson and Laura Bailey
   
Symposium and Exhibition Opening "Borderless Captivity: Exploitation and Human Trafficking"
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium (World Bank Main Complex, 1818 H St NW)
Photography by: Kay Chernush, Howard G. Buffett, Karen Robinson, Pete Pattisson, Ted Haddock, João Silva, Olivier Asselin, Robert Bilheimer, and Free the Slaves staff members
   
Book Launch "Knowledge and Innovation for Competitiveness in Brazil"
Date/Time: Thursday, May 1, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Alberto Rodriguez, Ariel Fiszbein, John Briscoe, Vinod Thomas, Robin Horn, and Bruno Laporte
   
Book Launch "The World Bank: From Reconstruction to Development to Equity"
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Katherine Marshall, John Clark, Chad Dobson, and Werner Kiene
   
Book Launch "The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor"
Date/Time: Monday, April 28, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Charles Karelis, Steven Pearlstein, Daniel Hardy, and Deepa Narayan
   
Panel Discussion "Promoting Better Work in Global Supply Chains"
Date/Time: Friday, April 25, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Ros Harvey, Dottie Hatcher, and Bruce Moats
   
Book Launch "The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and The Quest for a Global Nation"
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Strobe Talbott,John van Oudenaren, Daniel Kaufmann, andMichele De Nevers
   
Panel Discussion "Services Trade Reform and International Negotiations"
Date/Time: Friday, April 18, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Roumeen Islam,Gianni Zanini, Aaditya Mattoo, Christina Bliss, Mario Marconini (by videoconference), Dominique Njinkeu and Uri Dadush
   
Seminar  "Growth Strategies and Urbanization: Insights from the Commission on Growth and Development"
Date/Time:  Thursday, April 17, 2008, 8:45 am
Venue:  Preston Auditorium (1818 H Street NW)
Presented by: Michael Spence, Danny Leipziger, Graeme P. Wheeler et al.
   
Book Launch "The Practice of Fiscal Federalism: Comparative Perspectives"
Date/Time:  Monday, April 14, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Justin Yifu Lin,Anwar Shah, Adrienne Cheasty, and Rakesh Nangia
   
Panel Discussion and Launch "Financing Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises: An Independent Evaluation of IFC's Experience with Financial Intermediaries in Frontier Countries"
Date/Time: Friday, April 11, 2008, 10:00 am
Venue:  IFC Auditorium (2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, entrance on K Street)
Presented by: Vinod Thomas,Marvin Taylor-Dormond, Amitava Banerjee, James Scriven, Elizabeth Littlefield, and Javier Fernández Cueto
   
Lunch   Conversation "Spirit and Power:  A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals"
Date/Time: Thursday, April 10, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: G7-161 (1776 G Street NW)
Presented by: Luis Lugo and Katherine Marshall
   
Book Launch "Remittances and Development: Lessons from Latin America"
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 2:00 pm
Venue:  I1-200 (1850 I "Eye" Street NW)
Presented by: Pamela Cox, Pablo Fajnzylber, J. Humberto Lopez, Susan Minushkin,
 
and Sergio Jellinek
   
Book Launch "Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population"
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue:  JB1-080 (701 18th Street NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Matthew Connelly and Varun Gauri
   
Film Screening "Magic Radio: The FM Revolution in Niger"
Date/Time:  Thursday, April 3, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Mark Nelson,Kreszentia Duer, andAjay Tejasvi
   
Book Launch  "Implementing theExtractive Industries Transparency Initiative: Applying Early Lessons from the Field"
Date/Time:  Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Somit Varma,Sanjay Pradhan, Paulo de Sa, Eleodoro Mayorga Alba, and Anwar Ravat
   
Film Screening "Blood Diamond"
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 1, 2008, 12:30 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
   
Presentation "Understanding the Arab World:Oman's Unique Journey toward Modernization"
Date/Time:  Monday, March 31, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue:  JB1-080 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Linda Pappas Funsch,Iouri Bairatchnyi,Rebiha Hacene-Djaballah, and Zoubida Allaoua
   
Book Launch "China Urbanizes: Consequences, Strategies, and Policies"
Date/Time: Friday, March 28, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th Street NW,corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Vikram Nehru, Shahid Yusuf, Zmarak Shalizi, Yukon Huang, and Pieter Bottelier
   
Panel Discussion The Role of Migration in Globalization and Launch of "Migration and Remittances Factbook 2008"
Date/Time:  Wednesday, March 19, 2008, 2:00 pm
Venue:  Preston Auditorium (1818 H St. NW, entrance on 18th St.)
Presented by: Uri Dadush,Demetrios Papademetriou,Jason DeParle, andDilip Ratha
   
Film Screening "Slum Survivors" (part of the Environmental Film Festival)
Date/Time:  Monday, March 17, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: Eugene H. Black Auditorium ( 600 19th Street N.W.)
   
Presentation " Will God - or Man - Play Dice with Nature?: The Tail of Catastrophic Climate Change"
Date/Time:  Thursday, March 13, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Martin Weitzman, Richard Posner, John Seo, Thomas Schelling, Apurva Sanghi
   
Presentation "Adapting to Climate Change: What Can We Actually Do? -- The Experience of the UK and What We Can Learn From It"
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 12, 2008, 1:30 pm
Venue: JB1-080 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Chris West, Pradeep Mitra, Caitlin Simpson, Dennis Ojima
   
Book Launch "India: The Emerging Giant"
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 3:00 pm
Venue:  JB1-080 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Arvind Panagariya,Dhanendra Kumar, Adarsh Kishore, Praful Patel, Vinod Thomas
   
Book Launch "Women in Nation-Building"
Date/Time: Monday, March 3, 2008, 2:00 pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW, corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Markus Kostner, Cheryl Benard, Ian Bannon, Pia Peeters
   
Presentation  "Africa Environment Day"
Date/Time:  Monday, March 3, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue: Eugene H. Black Auditorium ( 600 19th Street N.W.)
Presented by: H.E. Amina Salum Ali, Beldina Auma, William Godfrey, Herbert Acquay, Walter Lusigi, John Mulaa
   
Film Screening  "An Inconvenient Truth"
Date/Time: Thursday, February 28, 2008, 12:00 pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
   
Book Launch "Financing Energy Efficiency: Lessons from Brazil, China, India, and Beyond"
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 9:00am
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Robert P. Taylor, Chandrasekar Govindarajalu, Jeremy Levin, Anke S. Meyer, Todd M. Johnson, Jas Singh
   
Book Launch "Socioeconomic Differences in HNP in Developing Countries"
Date/Time: Monday, February 25, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Ruth Levin, Davidson R. Gwatkin, Shea Rutstein, Adam Wagstaff
   
Discussion  "Could A Mobile Phone Replace A Bank Branch?"
Date/Time: Thursday, February 7, 2008, 4:00pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Elizabeth Littlefield, Gautam Ivatury, Tim Lyman, Mark Pickens
   
Book Launch "Public Finance in China: Reform and Growth for a Harmonious Society "
Date/Time:  Thursday, January 31, 2008, 3:00pm
Venue: J building (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Jiwei Lou, Jim Adams, Shuilin Wang, Teresa Ter-Minassian, Martin Ravallion, Carlos Alberto Braga
   
Book Launch "Saving The Americas: The Dangerous Decline of Latin America and What the U.S. Must Do"
Date/Time: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Andrés Oppenheimer, Sergio Jellinek, Marcelo Giugale
   
Book Launch "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope"
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue: Eugene Black Auditorium (600 19th St. NW)
Presented by: Jenna Bush, Erika Mae Lorenzana
   
Book Launch "From Warsaw to Wherever"
Date/Time:  Thursday, January 24, 2008, 12:30pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Zygmunt Nagorski, Frannie Leautier, Phil Hay
   
Book Launch "Tackling the Climate Change - Urban Nexus"
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2008, 3:00pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Eric Schwartz, Zmarak Shalizi, Apurva Sanghi
   
Book Launch  "Building Inclusive Financial Systems: A Framework for Financial Access"
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 16, 2008, 4:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by: Elizabeth Littlefield, Anjali Kumar, Marilou Uy, Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Peer Stein, Hanns-Martin Hagen, Michael Barr
   
Book Launch "Transforming Government, Empowering Communities, and Building the Knowledge Economy"
Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 15, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue: J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)
Presented by:  Praful Patel, Simon Bell, Nagy Hanna, Philippe Dongier, Manju Haththotuwa, Dhanendra Kumar
   
Panel Discussion "Adapting to the Changing Climate in the Bank on Climate Change"
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 9, 2008, 3:30pm
Venue: Preston Auditorium, 1818 H street, NW 20433
Presented by: Apurva Sanghi, Nancy Birdsall, Robert Mendelsohn, Shanta Devarajan, Homi Kharas
   
Book Launch "Russia's Capitalist Revolution"
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 8, 2008, 12:00pm
Venue:  J1-050 (701 18th St. NW corner of 18th St. and Pennsylvania Ave.)

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