I think this year is quite a significant year for international diplomacy and global development. I say that If only because its the first time ever we have a woman, and an African, to ever be nominated to head any major international institution; the position of President of the World Bank Group. True, the usual international hypocrisy will most likely not pick her for the position despite her impeccable credentials and because she does not have the “right passport” , never the less, I think its worth taking a closer look at this woman and her background:
- Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – from Wikipedia
- The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women
- Why Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Should Be the Next Head of the World Bank
Here is a very insightful article about why this circus still goes on and will continue unless we all stop it.