30th Anniversary Annual Meeting: Can the IFIs, Business, Government, and Society End Poverty in a Generation?

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HQ2, International Monetary Fund, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC

A new landscape is emerging in the field of international development. Partnerships are forming among commercial enterprises, governments, civil society, social entrepreneurs, and other actors to help revolutionize the delivery of public goods and services and generate new models to address society’s toughest challenges.

As engines of global development, the World Bank and other international financial institutions have distinctive opportunities in this changing environment to leverage their knowledge, networks, and convening power to drive solutions to pressing development issues.

Confirmed speakers are:
Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator; Chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Alexander B. Cummings, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Raymond C. Offenheiser, President, Oxfam America
María Carolina Barco Isakson, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Colombia
Cyril Muller, Vice President, World Bank
Lael Brainard, Under Secretary for International Affairs, US Department of the Treasury
Nancy E. Lindborg, Assistant Administrator, US Agency for International Development
Jim Kolbe, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund

They will be joined by the Committee's Leadership James Wolfensohn, Bill Frenzel, and Richard Debs.

Join our dialogue among IFI leaders, Committee members, and experts across business and civil society to consider how the global development ecosystem is changing and the implications for all parties involved, including those at the bottom of the pyramid.

The Committee is grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of this event:



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