Series - Speeches

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WB IBRD/IDA EXC-12-02-02




  • 1992 - 1993 (Creation)

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0.10 linear feet of textual records

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This series contains transcripts of speeches and remarks Visvanathan Rajagopalan delivered as Chairman of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and as Vice President and Special Adviser to PresidentPreston. Most of the speeches concern CGIAR, but other topics range from the engineer's role in sustainable development to safe motherhood; food security; the Bank's activities in environment and infrastructure; integrating women's issues in project, sector, and economic work; the World Conference on Education for All; and malaria control. The series includes Rajagopalan's remarks at his retirement party.

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Records are arranged chronologically, with five undated items filed at the end of the series.

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Records are subject to the World Bank Policy on Access to Information.

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Records are subject to the Copyright Policy of the World Bank Group.

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  • See Records of the Office of the President -- Records of President Lewis T. Preston -- Records of Special Adviser to the President, Visvanathan Rajagopalan -- Travel files (WB IBRD/IDA EXC-12-02-03) for background information on the events where some of the speeches were delivered.

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Internal World Bank Group Archives rules based on ISAD(G).

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Dates of creation revision deletion

5 September 2006




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