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Co-operation for a new world

Reflections on this year's Dimbleby lecture given by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

I know almost nothing about the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and although I had heard of Christine Lagarde I might well have been hard pressed to name her as their managing director. However, on Tuesday 4 February I found myself watching the broadcast from London’s Guildhall of this year’s Richard Dimbleby Lecture, with the title ‘A New Multilateralism for the 21st Century’, and was impressed by what she said. Read more