Fulfill responsibilities to developing countries

Laureate Freedom from Want Award 1982

H. Johannes Witteveen Laureate Freedom from Want Award 1982

From 1958 to 1973 he was with intervals member of the Dutch Parliament and from 1973 to 1978 Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. For his work in building and sustaining an international financial structure to assist the industrial nations in fulfilling their responsibilities to the developing countries.