WORLD BANK / NEW PRESIDENT MALPASS

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Briefing reporters as he began his five-year term as President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass stated the Organization’s goals as well as challenges ahead. WORLD BANK

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STORY: WORLD BANK / NEW PRESIDENT MALPASS
TRT: 2:16
SOURCE: WORLD BANK
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LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / NATS

DATELINE: 9 APRIL 2018, Washington, DC

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1.Wide shot, Malpass walks up to mic
2. Med shot, reporters
3. SOUNDBITE (English): David Malpass, President, World Bank Group:
“Hello everyone, I’m David Malpass, I’m very pleased and honored to be here this morning. I want to thank the board of directors and the governors for selecting me. I was heartened during the process by the breadth of the support from the Bank’s many shareholders, stakeholders. There is a clear mission for the Bank, poverty alleviation and shared prosperity. These goals are urgent, and I think we need a clear focus on achieving good outcomes. The challenges are many. There is poverty, there is the need for stronger growth, there is climate change, there is the role of full incorporation of women into economies, there is the need for a stronger private sector, and also many states are in fragility or in conflict. Those are clear focused goals for the Bank. I’m looking forward to undertaking this task, with enthusiasm. The Bank has resources, it has staff, it has the ability to actually have an impact. So today we’re here for the start of the Spring Meetings, and my first priority is to get into the Bank and talk with staff. We’ve got a lot of challenges ahead. Thank you very much.”
4. Wide shot, David Malpass walking away from mic
5. Wide shot, David Malpass arriving at the World Bank headquarters
6. Various shots, Malpass shaking hands and speaking with staff

STORYLINE:

Briefing reporters as he began his five-year term as President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass stated the Organization’s goals as well as challenges ahead.

He started by thanking the board of directors and stakeholders for selecting him. Emphasizing the importance of the Bank’s goals, Malpass stated, “there is a clear mission for the Bank, poverty alleviation and shared prosperity. These goals are urgent, and I think we need a clear focus on achieving good outcomes.”

He also listed many of the challenges the Bank must continue to tackle. He said, “there is poverty, there is the need for stronger growth, there is climate change, there is the role of full incorporation of women into economies, there is a need for a stronger private sector, and also many states are in fragility or in conflict. Those are clear focused goals for the Bank.”

Malpass was then joined by World Bank Group CEO Kristalina Georgieva, as he shook hands and spoke to staff in the Atrium of the Main Complex.
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