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World Policy Around the Table 2012



World Policy Around the Table 
May 3, 2012
[media courtesy of  Ahmet Sibdial Sau]


Fullscreen, By Part:

Part 1

George Stephanopoulos, chief political correspondent for ABC News, remembers his involvement with World Policy Institute.


Part 2

George Stephanopoulos introduces WPI’s three honorees: documentary filmmaker Jehane Noujaim, editor-at-large of the International Herald Tribune Marcus Mabry, and CEO and founder of Gary White.

Part 3

Gary White discusses how the poor can be "consumers who wield incredible power," rather than recipients of charity.  Marcus Mabry identifies the elements of a great story.  Jehane Noujaim tells of her experiences chronicling the Arab Spring.  Michele Wucker speaks on nurturing emerging voices.

Part 4

John Watts and Michele Wucker present the World Voice Award to Jehane Noujaim, the World Thought Leader Award to Marcus Mabry, and the World Social Impact Award to Gary White.



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Five decades, five themes.

On May 3, 2012, World Policy Institute presented a unique opportunity for guests to converse around five global issues that require innovative approaches across borders:

Media and Conflict
Reducing World Financial Risk
New Security Priorities

At each table, hosts including World Policy Fellows and eminent friends engaged guests in dinner conversation around these five themes. Their insights will inform our work as we embark on our next 50 years. Click here for a list of discussion leaders by theme.

The World Policy Institute honors
      Matt Damon and Gary White
      Marcus Mabry
      The New York Times and 
            International Herald Tribune
      Jehane Noujaim
      Documentary Filmmaker

Master of Ceremonies 
      George Stephanopoulos
      ABC News

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