Electing the World Bank President: Open, merit-based process not torpedoed yet
Bankwatch Mail | 13 March 2012
No sooner had rumours started circulating in January that Robert Zoellick would be stepping down as president of the World Bank than our friends at the Bretton Woods Project fished out their administrator passwords and fired up the World Bank President website once again.
This article is from Issue 51 of our quarterly newsletter Bankwatch Mail
Providing daily coverage, analysis and occasional insider gossip, the World Bank President site may have been witness to much disappointment and frustration in the past but it continues to advocate for an open, merit-based process for electing a new Bank president. And, without getting ahead of ourselves too much, check out the site for some of the latest indications that the next president of the World Bank may be chosen without recourse to the usual drawing of straws exercise in the Oval Office.
World Bank President on Twitter too.