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AR21_Cover Announcement

BWC 2021-2022 Annual Report


We are pleased to share BWC’s 2021-2022 Annual Report.

Fri, Jul 8, 2022
WTO_Blog_Call_Flyer Announcement

Share Your Perspective on the BWC Blog: The Future of the WTO


Topic: The Future of the WTO
The long-awaited MC12 conference convened global trade experts to discuss the four main “pillars” of negotiation facing the international trade sphere: fisheries subsidies, agriculture, the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic (including the waiver to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of International Property Rights, or TRIPS waiver) and WTO reform, and development & Least Developed Country (LDC) issues. 

Fri, Jun 17, 2022
Press Release

BWC Digital Finance Project Team Publishes New Brief on Crypto's Positive Use Cases


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC – June 17, 2022) - The Bretton Woods Committee (BWC) is pleased to announce the release of our newest publication, Emerging Digital Finance Ecosystem and Positive Use Cases, presented by BWC Digital Finance Project Team (DFPT). 

Tue, Jun 14, 2022
Announcement

Share Your Perspective on the BWC Blog: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework and US-China Relations


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Wed, Jun 1, 2022
Announcement

Henry Owen Memorial Award 2022 Winner Announced


The Bretton Woods Committee would like to congratulate Milton Wong Tze Sheng as the winner of the 2022 Henry Owen Award Memorial Essay Contest!

This contest asked graduate-level students to expand on ways in which the IFIs can work together to adapt to new global challenges and create a resilient, equitable, and sustainable post-pandemic economy. Milton’s essay was well-focused and well-reasoned, and it presented forward-thinking, creative solutions and ideas for IFIs cooperation. 

Wed, May 4, 2022
Press Release

The Bretton Woods Committee Announces New Working Group on Multilateral Reform


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC - April 25, 2022)

At Friday’s Bretton Woods Committee Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C., the Board agreed to form a new working group to analyze the shortcomings in the international economic architecture and to propose substantive reforms. 

The Ukraine-Russia war has underscored the significant fissures and weaknesses in the economic and security arrangements that exist to promote economic prosperity and to sustain peaceful coexistence among nations. 

Mon, Apr 25, 2022
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BWC Digital Finance Project Team Brief I

Sun, Apr 24, 2022

State of Play in Crypto Markets: Opportunities and Dangers


BWC's Future of Finance Working Group, Digital Finance Project Team presented its first report of a series of briefs and hosted a panel discussion to assess the opportunities and risks in the crypto ecosystem, and shared recommendations on how to effectively regulate digital finance technologies while harnessing the benefits of innovation.

Fri, Apr 22, 2022

Fireside Chat with DNSA Daleep Singh


 

DNSA Daleep Singh joined BWC LWG Co-Chair Meg Lundsager to discuss the sanctions strategy and economic response to the Ukraine crisis, as well as its international economic and multilateral priorities more broadly.

Daleep Singh, Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics, and Deputy Director, National Economic Council, The White House
Meg Lundsager, Co-Chair, Legislative Working Group, Bretton Woods Committee (Moderator)

Thu, Apr 21, 2022

Financing the Climate Transition Towards Net-Zero


In the context of the unfolding energy crisis, this panel explored how governments and MDBs can incentivize and mobilize increased private investment towards the goal of net-zero and sustain climate innovation. 

Thu, Apr 21, 2022