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By François Bourguignon, Boris Pleskovic, Jacques van der Gaag

The yearly global financial institution convention on improvement Economics is likely one of the world's best-known sequence of meetings for the presentation and dialogue of recent wisdom on improvement. The convention presents a discussion board for the world's best improvement thinkers to percentage new wisdom and ideas. In 1999, in popularity of Europe's pivotal position within the provision of improvement advice and for you to convey the area Bank’s learn on improvement into shut touch with ecu views, the realm financial institution created a distinctively ecu platform for debate on improvement concerns. The 7th Annual global financial institution convention on improvement Economics in Europe used to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, might 23–24, 2005. The convention used to be coorganized through the govt of the Netherlands and the area financial institution. The topic of the convention used to be “Securing improvement in an volatile global. during this quantity: advent by way of Fran?ois Bourguignon, Boris Pleskovic, and Jacques van der Gaag; welcome handle by way of Jean-Fran?ois Rischard; starting tackle through Agnes van Ardenne-van der Hoeven; keynote addresses through Fran?ois Bourguignon, Hisashi Owada, Gerrit Zalm, and Ernesto Zedillo; papers by way of Stefan Dercon, Patrick Guillaumont, and Joep Lange; and reviews through Duncan eco-friendly, Paul Mosley, Fran?oise Ndayishimiye, Henk Rijckborst, and Richard Wilcox.

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Keynote Address Development in an Unstable World: A Japanese Experience to Promote Human Security HISASHI OWADA It is an honor as well as a personal pleasure to be invited to this forum of the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) and to share with you some of my personal reflections on the issue of development, based on my modest experience in the world of development. I am sure many of you are wondering why a judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) should come to a conference of the World Bank and address the issue of development.

Japanese economic cooperation with the countries of the region had its origin in the execution of the reparations scheme that Japan had assumed under the peace treaties with these countries. These reparations were carried out in the form of contributions in kind through the offer by Japan of goods and services to these countries. This scheme enabled the recipient countries to develop partnership relations for implementation between the local entities and the Japanese participants, while retaining ownership of the whole process in their hands, in accordance with the priorities set by the recipient countries in partnership with Japan.

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