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Executive Secretary

Mercy Tembon

  • The World Bank
    Role of the Executive Secretary

    Mercy Tembon is the Executive Secretary of the Development Committee. The Executive Secretary is appointed by the Development Committee and is responsible to the Committee for carrying out the work directed by the Committee. She also carries out the various daily tasks of the Committee related to the increasing number of development issues, as well as the coordination of international efforts to finance development.

Responsibilities of the Executive Secretary

The position of Executive Secretary, as outlined in the parallel resolutions of 1974 and the administrative arrangements of 1979, has two major objectives:

  1. To assist the Chair of the Committee, the Managing Director of the Fund and the President of the World Bank in ensuring the effectiveness of the Development Committee.
  2. To plan, organize and report on the work of the Development Committee.

Contact Information

The office of the Executive Secretary is located at the headquarters of the World Bank, at:
1818 H Street, N.W. Washington, DC, Room MC11-164
Phone: (202) 458-0388
Fax: (202) 522-1618