Saturday, December 16, 2017

Nordics failed to challenge US monopoly on World Bank top job

Robert Zoellick, the US candidate to take over as World Bank President, currently in Oslo, has received Nordic blessing for the job. Support for his candidacy expressed by Denmark and Norway in late May effectively undermined the possibility of promoting alternative candidates.

The Nordic countries as a block have missed a historic opportunity to challenge the US prerogative to appoint a new World Bank President.

Robert Zoellick

The candidate, Robert Zoellick, comes to Oslo.
© State Department photo.

 

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