John Taylor - Improving the Bretton Woods Financial Institutions, Bankers Association for Finance and Trade, Washington, D.C., February 7, 2002

John Taylor - Grants and Sovereign Debt Reconstructing, Joint Economic Committee, February 14, 2002

John Taylor Remarks at International Roundtable on “Better Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing for Development Results” – June 5, 2002

John Taylor Testimony to International Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee - June 25, 2002

John Taylor Remarks to the Center for Global Development - “Delivering on Debt Relief: Finishing the Job HIPC Started” – April 22, 2004

George W. Bush – Speech at Inter-American Development Bank – March 14, 2002

President Bush – Speech to World Bank – July 17, 2001

G7 Finance Ministers’ Statement – Halifax – June 15, 2002

Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade: Reauthorization Requests on U.S. Participation in the International Development Association and the African Development Bank – July 19, 25, 2002

President Bush – Speech after G8 Summit – June 30, 2005


The New Yorker – “Helping Hands: How Foreign Aid Could Benefit Everybody” –March 18, 2002

Adam Lerrick and Allan Meltzer – “Grants: A Better Way to Deliver Aid” – January 2002

GAO – Developing Countries: Switching Some Multilateral Loans to Grants Lessens Poor Country Debt Burdens - April 2002

The Unknown Patton ­- Chapter 12: Letters of Instruction

Koerner Painting – A Charge to Keep

“The U.S. Proposal: The Financial Mechanics of Delivering 100 Percent Debt Relief,” U.S. Department of the Treasury

“The G8 Debt Relief Proposal: Assessment of Costs, Implementation Issues, and Financing Options,” Geoffrey Lamb and Danny Leipziger, September 1, 2005

“Technical Note: G8 Proposal for HIPC Debt Cancellation,” - July 14, 2005

“How IDA Resources are Allocated” - IDA/World Bank

Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative Site


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