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Fri, Sep 13, 2024 • 9:00 am
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UBS Singapore Office, Singapore
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HQ1 International Monetary Fund
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Work Program

The Working Group is addressing how the multilateral system can be strengthened to address 21st century global challenges.

The Working Group is preparing recommendations to improve the sovereign debt resolution architecture and to prevent future crises.

The Working Group drives the Committee’s efforts to educate U.S. policymakers on the importance of the international financial institutions and continued U.S. support.

This Working Group will seek to address a range of topics and trends impacting the future of finance.

The BWC Blog aims to help global leaders envision how to evolve and strengthen the multilateral financial system and encourage policymakers to strengthen international economic cooperation.

In this educational podcast from the BWC, Nancy Jacklin, longtime BWC member and former US Executive Director of the IMF, sits down with experts for the benefit of non-experts interested in the Bretton Woods Institutions and other IFIs because of their educational pursuits, employment, or just their curiosity. 

Member Spotlight

BWC vice chair William R. Rhodes writes for Project Syndicate "some weakness was evident at The World Bank and International Monetary Fund spring meetings..." where there was no communiqué "because China and its allies refused to include a reference to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine."

Multilateral Reform Working Group author, Siddharth Tiwari, and Amitabh Kant, India's G20 Sherpa, write about the crucial reforms needed to enable further growth of global south countries.

BWC member Hung Tran writes in his latest piece for the Atlantic Council that high unemployment could be the weakness in Prime Minister Modi's otherwise strong economic mode

BWC member Jason Schenker, president of Prestige Economics, recently joined BNN Bloomberg to talk about inflation, interest rates, global manufacturing, geopolitics, and the recent Federal Reserve meeting and its effects on gold.

BWC member Waseem Alim, CEO of Chaldal, writes for The Daily Star that success for the startup ecosystem in Bangladesh "hinges on collective act of courage from capital allocators, regulators, and founders to enact a uniquely transformative story..."

BWC member Jason Schenker, president of Prestige Economics, recently joined BNN Bloomberg to discuss oil's fall as OPEC+ plans to restore output.