James D. Wolfensohn Receives George F. Kennan Award
James D. Wolfensohn, Chair Emeritus of the Institute’s Board of Trustees and its longest-serving Chair from 1986–2007, will receive the National Committee on American Foreign Policy’s (NCAFP) George F. Kennan Award for Public Service for his outstanding accomplishments. The award will be presented on October 19, 2016, at the NCAFP Gala Awards Dinner in New York City.
Wolfensohn is chairman of Wolfensohn & Company, LLC. He was president of the World Bank Group from 1995 to 2005, and thereafter served for one year as special envoy for Gaza disengagement for the Middle East Quartet, consisting of the United Nations, the European Union, the United States, and Russia.