Not Your Average BankerIssue: May-June 2008
CURRENT PRESIDENT of the World Bank, Robert B. Zoellick, sat down for a long talk with TNI's executive editor, Justine A. Rosenthal, almost a year into his tenure at the Bank. Zoellick discussed his new agenda-from putting the pieces back together in failed states to how to make a rising power like China a benign stakeholder in the international system. Seeing this as a time as pivotal for the World Bank as the years post-World War II, Zoellick looks at how to reformulate an international-development heavyweight sixty years on.
Justine A. Rosenthal (TNI): You're rapidly approaching your one-year mark at the World Bank Group. How do you see the Bank fitting into the global framework right now?