2013 International Council Meeting Charts the Road to Financial Stability and Economic Growth

On October 10, 2013, more than 200 leading financial and economic leaders gathered together for the Bretton Woods Committee’s 30th Anniversary International Council Meeting to explore the Road to Financial Stability and Economic Growth.

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30th Anniversary Annual Meeting Discusses Ending Poverty in a Generation

On May 15, 2013, more than 180 members and friends joined the Bretton Woods Committee for its 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting - Innovation & Collaboration: Can the IFIs, Business, Government and Society End Poverty in a Generation? - at International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters in Washington, DC.

Stability and Growth for Poverty Reduction

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Transcript of 1944 Bretton Woods Conference Found at Treasury

WASHINGTON — A Treasury economist rummaging in the department’s library has stumbled on a historical treasure hiding in plain sight: a transcript of the Bretton Woods conference in 1944 that cast the foundations of the modern international monetary system.

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2012 International Council Meeting Considers Future of the Global Economy

On October 13, 2012, nearly 250 leading public and private sector decision-makers considered how to prepare for the Future of the Global Economy during the Committee’s International Council meeting in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting also explored how shifting national and regional arrangements impact global attempts to reform the financial sector and where leadership and multilateral cooperation are needed...

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Annual Meeting 2012: The Cycle of Debt, Stability, and Growth

On May 17, the Bretton Woods Committee brought together more than 155 financial sector leaders, development experts, government officials, and others for its 29th Annual Meeting, From Vicious to Virtuous: The Cycle of Debt, Stability, and Growth. During the meeting, participants examined the interconnectivity between managing sovereign debt, ensuring political and financial stability, and jump-starting economic growth.

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2011 Bretton Woods Annual Meeting: Risks to the Global System

On May 19, 2011, the Bretton Woods Committee held its twenty-eighth Annual Meeting. The program was held at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters in Washington, DC, with the theme Risks to the Global System. Participants heard from distinguished speakers regarding development challenges, international financial risks, and the need to meet global responsibilities.

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