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Matthew Westfall

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Matthew Westfall has devoted much of his professional career to tackling poverty in the developing world. As a regional director at a multilateral development bank, Matthew oversees a portfolio of urban infrastructure investments in water supply, sanitation and urban transport in the Central and West Asia region.

Matthew is also an award-winning writer, producer and director of film and video productions that address some of the most intractable issues in our increasingly urban world: megacities, slums and managing the urban environment. His films, garnering an array of festival awards and featuring celebrity narrators such as Malcolm McDowell, Willem Dafoe and F. Murray Abraham, have been broadcast worldwide. He has produced public service

An extremely rare and wonderful photograph of Sultan Jamalul Kiram II, (1863-1936), which I recently discovered in France, apparently from an old German collection. Inscribed in the photograph’s border: “Der Sultan von Sulu und sein (Oncle) State-Secretair”, which translates to “The Sultan of Sulu and his (Uncle) State Secretary”. Date of the photograph is a guess — Kiram was born around 1863,...

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