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This edition: Turkey And The Middle East

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Kemal Dervis is vice president and director of Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution. At Brookings, Dervis focuses his research on global economics, emerging markets, development and international institutions. He held the position of Vice President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa Region from 1996 until 2000. He then went on to serve as the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Treasury of Turkey between 2001 and 2002., Dervis represented Istanbul as a member of the RPP in the Turkish Parliament from 2002 until 2005. He was the Executive Head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) from August 2005 until March 2009.