Visit of the EU Executive Directors of the World Bank to Louis Michel
The European Executive Directors of the World Bank met with Louis Michel, Member of the EC in charge of Development and Humanitarian Aid, on 16 March 2008 in Brussels.
They discussed the impact of the world economic crisis on the economies of developing countries and the challenges of the UN Millennium Development Goals.
The Bank’s partnership with the European Commission has been borne out by the experience of partnership in the Accession and Newly Independent States (NIS)/Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, governed by respective Memoranda of Understandings, in Africa region through shared framework of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs), and more recently in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, under a Strategic Partnership Agreement. SHOTLIST