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Professor Anwar Ibrahim to speak at IDB on the Role of Governance and Accountability in Achieving Development Goals

Anwar Ibrahim, former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Georgetown University, will speak on Thursday December 7 at the Inter-American Development Bank Forum on the Americas on the role of governance and accountability in achieving development goals in the XXI Century.

The talk will be delivered from noon to 2 p.m. in the Andres Bello Auditorium at IDB headquarters at 1300 New York Ave., N.W., 9th floor, in Washington, D.C. Sandwiches will be served.

Ibrahim will discuss how nations and international organizations are combating corruption and improving accountability as a means of achieving complicated development challenges.

Mr. Ibrahim is presently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and also Honorary President of AccountAbility, a London-based non-governmental organization.

His presentation is one of a series of lectures organized by the IDB Forum on the Americas, a platform created in 1995 to discuss current development issues concerning Latin America and the Caribbean.

Registration to attend the Forum on the Americas must be completed in advance.

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