Джим Ён Ким (Jim Yong Kim; род. 8 декабря 1959) — американский врач корейского происхождения, 17-й президент Дартмутского колледжа (со 2 марта 2009 года). Стал первым американцем азиатского происхождения возглавившим университет, входящий в Лигу Плюща. Один из основателей и исполнительный директор неправительственной организации Партнёры по здоровью.
23 марта 2012 г. президент США Барак Обама выдвинул кандидатуру Кима на пост главы Всемирного банка. 13 апреля 2012 г. министр финансов РФ Антон Силуанов заявил о том, что Россия поддержит кандидатуру Кима. 16 апреля Совет директоров выбрал Джим Ён Кима на пост главы организации, он вступил в должность 1 июля 2012 г. Подробнее
Кредит на $500 млн от Citybank и Deutsche Bank под гарантии Всемирного банка (ВБ) будет направлен на покрытие кассовых разрывов НАК "Нафтогаз Украины", сообщил глава правления госхолдинга Андрей Коболев.
Совет директоров Всемирного банка (ВБ) одобрил в среду предоставление гарантий на $500 млн, под которые НАК "Нафтогаз Украина" привлечет от международных коммерческих банков аккредитивные линии или кредиты для закупки природного газа у индивидуальных поставщиков, сообщил министр финансов Украины Александр Данилюк.
Join World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on a visit to the Bangladesh countryside and learn how solar power units and inexpensive “mini-grids” are changing lives, allowing users to study at night, charge phones and expand employment opportunities. With renewable energy #ItsPossible to #EndPoverty and fight climate change. Follow: Twitter: @JimYongKim | @WorldBank | @WorldBankVideos Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldbank
On a visit to Bangladesh to mark the International Day to Eradicate Poverty, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced a billion dollars in investment to combat childhood stunting. Kim praised Bangladesh’s improvement in early education and nutrition.
Совет директоров Всемирного банка (ВБ) 18 октября рассмотрит возможность предоставления гарантий на $500 млн, под которые НАК "Нафтогаз Украина" привлечет от международных коммерческих банков аккредитивные линии или кредиты для закупки природного газа у индивидуальных поставщиков, говорится в информации на сайте банке.
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim came together on 7 October to argue that the benefits of trade must be spread more widely. They were taking part in a joint event entitled “Making Trade an Engine of Growth for All”, held at the IMF’s headquarters in Washington D.C. The three leaders also discussed the importance of making the credible and balanced case for trade.
The World Bank is sending a rapid assessment team to help Haiti recover from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, speaking at the start of the 2016 Annual Meetings, said the disaster shows that countries need help building greater resilience against ever-more frequent shocks, including insurance and disaster preparedness.
Группа Всемирного Банка (ВБ) старается больше концентрироваться на экономических аспектах мирового развития, но политика несет экономические риски и не учитывать их нельзя, сообщил президент ВБ Джим Ён Ким на пресс-конференции в рамках «осенней встречи» группы.
Президент Всемирного банка /ВК/ Джим Ен Ким в понедельник призвал мир содействовать торговле, увеличить инвестиции в инфраструктуру и людские ресурсы для стимулирования интенсивного роста мировой экономики и осуществления цели ликвидации крайней нищеты до 2030 года.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim outlines three pillars that will drive momentum toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity. Speaking at the Brookings Institution on the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, he cites a new report that shows inequality within nations has been falling in many countries, both rich and poor.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush once said, “No nation can negotiate with terrorists, for there is no way to make peace with those whose only goal is death.” Numerous leaders have made similar statements. And yet, democratic governments have negotiated with internationally designated terrorist groups, including with the Irish Republican Army, the Basque separatist group ETA and ― making history this week ― the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. On Monday, the Colombian government and the FARC signed a peace deal promising to end a 52-year war. The Colombian people will vote on the agreement Sunday and are expected to approve it. Both the FARC and the government committed human rights violations and inflicted terror for decades. Many are celebrating the deal as the long-overdue end of a conflict that has left about 220,000 people dead and more than 6 million displaced from their homes. Others are criticizing the deal as too soft on the rebels who, if they confess their crimes, will avoid serving their sentences in jail and will instead have to carry out acts of reparation to their victims. So when does it make sense to negotiate with terrorists? Several factors facilitated negotiating with the FARC. First, the group was in a weakened, war-weary state after a brutal U.S.-backed Colombian military offensive that started in 2000. Also, the FARC doesn’t have an apocalyptic goal like, say, the so-called Islamic State. Although its ideology took a backseat to the drug trade over the years, the FARC was born under a banner of rural land distribution reform for the poor. In response, as a part of the pending deal, the government pledged to better support rural communities and to improve land accessibility. In other words, negotiating with terrorists entails the psychologically and politically challenging concession that, in some cases, they are not simply criminals but also warriors with a cause that can be partially accommodated. Former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted the IRA regarded as common criminals. But the government needed to treat the group with more dignity than that before a peace deal could be negotiated. One fear is that validating terrorists’ political goals also validates their violent means. However, this fear may be unmerited as long as the terrorists make enough concessions (maybe because they’re so weakened) that it’s clear they’re not being validated. Instead, the violent means to their end is being proven wrong, which, of course, is their crucial concession. Sergio Munoz Bata asserts that U.S. military aid to Colombia ― through an initiative called Plan Colombia ― helped the country gain the upper hand against its FARC rebels, making negotiations possible. However, Bata notes, Plan Colombia was accompanied by egregious human rights violations and a failure to curb the drug trade and thus must be evaluated in its totality. Reporting a WorldPost feature from remote southern Colombia, Sibylla Brodzinsky details the hopes and fears of a FARC squad commander as he prepares to leave behind guns and the drug trade to join society as a law-abiding citizen. Sara Elkamel, in collaboration with HuffPost international editions, brings us the voices of Colombians from various parts of the world who fled the civil war; they share a mix of hope and skepticism ahead of Sunday’s referendum vote. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim explains how peace in Colombia could lead to inclusive economic growth. World Reporter Nick Robins-Early explores the logistical challenges of implementing the ambitious deal. A man well acquainted with the challenges of negotiating peace, former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died at the age of 93 this week. WorldPost Editor-in-Chief Nathan Gardels contends that Peres never stopped searching for new solutions to old problems ― the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict chief among them. From New Jersey, reporter Willa Frej finds that refugee resettlement agencies ― struggling to meet the U.S. quota ― have left some refugees living in poor conditions. U.S. President Barack Obama had promised to resettle 85,000 refugees by the end of the federal government’s 2016 fiscal year, which ends Friday. The U.S. came close to meeting its goal, with 83,661 refugees resettled, including more than 10,000 Syrians. Still, Turkish leaders, among many others, are adamant that the U.S. and Europe are not doing nearly enough to help the 4.8 million refugees of the Syrian war, Ilgin Yorulmaz reports. From Amman, Dominic Graham of Mercy Corps laments that Aleppo residents are in desperate need of humanitarian aid, especially baby formula, but his organization can’t deliver any of it because ongoing airstrikes and ground clashes continue to make roads impassable. Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off in the first debate this week. Howard Fineman, who’s been traveling to presidential debates since 1988, dubs Trump’s showing the “worst debate performance in modern times.” “It was so bad that in a normal year, it would disqualify him from getting anywhere near the White House,” Fineman estimates. “But this is 2016, a year so weird, unsettled and unsettling, that even the spectacle of an unprepared and almost incoherent Trump, reeling from blow after blow from Clinton, may not be enough to slow him down.” Berggruen Institute fellow Sam Fleischacker tells us that “for a large number of Americans, Trump represents a heroic rebel against what they see as a massive conspiracy — among scientists, historians, journalists and policy experts — that governs what is taken as ‘fact’ in America.” President Rafael Correa of Ecuador calls for the global community to work together to put an end to tax havens as they expand and drive inequality. 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Совет Всемирного банка 27 сентября единогласным решением переизбрал нынешнего президента банка Джима Ен Кима на второй срок
Президентом Всемирного банка снова стал Джим Ён Ким. Такое решение единогласно принял Совет директоров ВБ, сказано в сообщении банка. Новый срок полномочий Кима начинается 1 июля следующего года. Таким образом, он будет …
Как отмечается в пресс-релизе финансовой организации, с приходом Джим Ён Кима перед Всемирным банком встали новые амбициозные цели.