Listen Now

Matthews: Should the World Bank consider non-Americans for its next president?

By: /
20 March, 2012
By: Kyle Matthews
Executive director, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

I believe the time has come to consider appointing a non-American as president of the World Bank. A more transparent and open selection process would bring more credibility to the organization. First and foremost, the candidate should be selected because of his or her skills and experience.

Before you click away, we’d like to ask you for a favour … 


Open Canada is published by the Canadian International Council, but that’s only the beginning of what the CIC does. Through its research and live events hosted by its 18 branches across the country, the CIC is dedicated to engaging Canadians from all walks of life in an ongoing conversation about Canada’s place in the world.

By becoming a member, you’ll be joining a community of Canadians who seek to shape Canada’s role in the world, and you’ll help Open Canada continue to publish thoughtful and provocative reporting and analysis.

Join us