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A board member of the WorldBank who has the courage to chair the investigation into Paul Wolfowitz's ethics that ultimately led to his ouster as president, regardless Wolfowitz was specially appointed by the Bush Administration and Wolfowitz was an important member of unilateral focused but very influential PNAC (Project for a New American Century). Wijffels promotes ethics in both leadership and in global banking. Wijffels is also putting effort in transforming the WorldBank to a less political favored organization, arguing that whenever a country was being discussed at the WorldBank where U.S. interests were at stake, everyone would "skirt the issues" and that these attitude effects development possibilities of nations.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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