Ban ki-moon

World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC.
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Ahead of talks with World Bank, Ban briefs press at UN Headquarters

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed correspondents in New York today on a range of issues before beginning two days of top-level meetings in Washington tomorrow aimed at stepping up cooperation between the United Nations and the World Bank, the institution dedicated to providing financial and technical aid to developing countries around the world.