The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

September 04, 2009 15:00 ET

World Bank to Address Economic Club

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2009) - At a time when Canada, Europe and Asia are seeing signs of possible recovery on the horizon, developing countries continue to struggle with lower private capital flows. Yet, emerging economies provide significant potential for global growth in the long term and private sector development is one of the most effective ways to reverse the plight of 2.5 billion people living in poverty. Marwan Muasher, Sr. VP, External Affairs, will give an overview of the World Bank Group's work to assist trade flows, support job creation and help improve access to financing and describe challenges and opportunities for private sector development, as the world moves beyond the current downturn.

WHO: Marwan Muasher
Vice President, External Affairs
World Bank
Washington, D.C.

WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Canada
"Thinking Beyond the Crisis: New and Old Realities for Developing

DATE: Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

TIME: 11:45am-1:30pm

WHERE: National Club
303 Bay Street.

Alert: Venue has dress code in effect. Please refrain from wearing jeans!

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