"Police arrested [them] after they flashed the placards [reading]: 'Why do World Bank and IMF rob the poor to pay the rich?'; 'End the debt slavery 'Charges for education and health can only be paid by James Wolfensohn
and Horst Kohler,'; and 'We want total debt cancellation'.
The Prime Minister's Office decided to issue the complaint itself after Wolfensohn
did not, according to the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat.
Something is wrong when the richest 20 percent of the global population receives more than 80 percent of the global income," Wolfensohn
said in his opening address to the Bank's annual meeting.
There were phone calls to Jim Wolfensohn
, mainly from the Treasury but also from the IMF, not to allow me to talk to the press.
However, the partners intend to give priority to countries whose governments support the idea of providing wider Internet access to its people, Wolfensohn
IFAC accepted the challenge posed in the congress's plenary session by World Bank Chairman Wolfensohn
and will continue its efforts to help the accounting profession in developing nations and countries in transition.
In one of his first acts, Wolfensohn
was requiring hundreds of senior managers to take courses on the process of corporate transformation, and then sending them to live for a week in the kind of Third World slum or village that the Bank's loans are supposed to assist.
, you have misunderstood our basic concept.
is Chairman of Wolfensohn
& Company, LLC.
, former Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Paul Volcker, Chair of Transparency International Huguette Labelle, and Secretary of Finance for the Philippines Cesar V.
during his ten-year tenure as president of the World Bank from 1995 to 2005.