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Acting Director-General Chairs UNOG Executive Briefing with World Bank’s Vice President for External and Corporate Affairs

Acting Director-General Chairs UNOG Executive Briefing with World Bank’s Vice President for External and Corporate Affairs

12 May 2014

The Acting Director-General chaired a UNOG Executive Briefing with Mr. Cyril Muller, World Bank’s Vice President for External and Corporate Affairs. Mr. Muller explained that the World Bank Group (WBG) Board had endorsed two new goals in April 2013: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity by promoting real income growth for the bottom 40 percent of the population. He also described the new strategy adopted by the WBG to achieve these additional objectives.