Recent Developments

On June 14, nearly 50 Senate staffers, Committee members, and friends gathered for an introductory briefing on the international financial institutions (IFIs). Much like our event for the House in...

A bipartisan group of top former Cabinet, executive, and legislative officials recently urged Congress to maintain current overall U.S. leadership in the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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In Spring 2013, the Bretton Woods Committee invited graduate students from across the Washington DC area to submit brief essays to the Henry Owen Memorial Award Contest on the...

On April 3, the Committee welcomed 53 members and friends to explore Future Trends in Capital Flows: Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Markets. Held at the Citi...

On March 8, the Committee welcomed 56 staffers from the U.S. House of Representatives, members, and friends for an introduction to the international financial institutions (IFIs), held on Capitol...

On February 15, the Committee brought together 17 members and friends for an intimate roundtable discussion with Thierry de Longuemar, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President for Finance and...

On November 16, the Bretton Woods Committee brought together seventeen members with extensive, high-level experience at the World Bank for an intimate lunch with new Bank President Jim Yong Kim,...

The New York Times, Oct 25 2012:

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...

On September 27, the Bretton Woods Committee held an informal panel discussion at American University to introduce career opportunities at the International Financial Institutions (IFIs). The...

(November 9, 2011) - With deep sadness, the Bretton Woods Committee acknowledged the passing on November 5, 2011 of Henry Owen, co-founder and principal force behind our organization for 20 years...