Political Commitment, A Cornerstone for Education

Wolfensohn, James D.
May 2000
Presidents & Prime Ministers;May/Jun2000, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p18
Presents an excerpt from a speech given by World Bank Group President James D. Wolfensohn on April 27, 2000, which deals with the fulfillment of the bank's Education Forum of Africa commitment.


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