World Bank Group Managing Director Visits Kenya

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The FINANCIAL — The World Bank Group Managing Director, Caroline Anstey, will visit Kenya from February 19 to 22, 2012.


According to the World Bank, during her visit, Anstey is expected to hold discussions with top level Government officials including the Acting Minister of Finance, Njeru Githae. She will also tour Bank-supported projects.

A key highlight of her visit will be the formal opening in Nairobi of the Global Center on Conflict, Security and Development, which aims to serve as a global “hub” connecting those working in fragile and conflict affected situations across the globe, as well as providing knowledge and resources.

The official opening, which will take place on February 22, will also be attended by Sierra Leona’s Minister of Finance, Samura Kamara and Gabriel Negatu of the African Development Bank. Anstey, who as Managing Director is responsible for the Bank’s modernization drive – the push to make the institution more open and results-based, will also address a Town Hall on Open Data at Strathmore University on February 20.



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