Transparency and Corruption

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:30pmCentre Congregational Church, Brattleboro

Talk by Kirk Talbott

In the second talk in the series titled Engaging the World: Issues and Strategies, cosponsored by the Windham World Affairs Council, World Bank expert advisor Kirk Talbott will discuss transparency and corruption in international affairs. Kirk Talbott is senior adviser on governance for The World Bank’s PASET initiative (Partnership for Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology) in Africa. He is also president and CEO of World Affairs Councils of America, supports the Omidyar Network on property rights and good governance for the new Tenure Facility, and is a scholar in residence at the Environmental Law Institute. Kirk has worked on governance for over 30 years with a focus on the nexus of international development, human rights, and environment, holding leadership positions in organizations from First Voice International to World Resources Institute. He has a J.D. and Masters from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Yale.


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