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Macron envisions Paris as a global development finance hub

Eager to boost his country's influence, the French president wants to attract international institutions and private foundations active in development aid to Paris. Among the major organisations being courted are the World Bank and the Global Partnership for Education. Macron's new development law, enacted in early August, is helping to give credibility to his ambitions. [...]
Published on 20.09.2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 6 minutes
French President Emmanuel Macron.
French President Emmanuel Macron. © Martin Bureau/Pool via Reuters
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