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Fireside Chat with David Malpass


World Bank President David Malpass joined BWC Vice Chair William R. Rhodes to discuss the Bank's outlook for global development and the post-pandemic recovery in light of the latest developments in Ukraine.

David Malpass, President, World Bank Group
William R. Rhodes, Vice Chair, Bretton Woods Committee (Moderator)

Wed, Apr 20, 2022

Fireside Chat with Kristalina Georgieva


IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined BWC Vice Chair John Lipsky to discuss the Fund's global outlook and post-pandemic recovery at this critical juncture in time when the impacts of the conflict in Ukraine are looming.

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, IMF
John Lipsky, Vice Chair, Bretton Woods Committee (Moderator)

Tue, Apr 19, 2022

Robustness and Resilience of Post-Pandemic Supply Chains


The internationalization of supply chains is both the enabler and the effect of the globalized economy. This panel of experts discussed how to strengthen supply chains resilience against future shocks and assessed the challenges and opportunities across national borders in the context of a new post-pandemic normal. 

Tue, Apr 19, 2022
Press Release

Annual Meeting 2022 Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington D.C.- 04/19/2022) - The Bretton Woods Committee will host its 2022 Annual Meeting from April 19-22.

Entitled “Confronting Changes: Adapting to a Post-Pandemic Economy”, this year’s conference will explore how the global community and international financial institutions can adapt to the emerging geopolitical and economic challenges ahead. 

Mon, Apr 18, 2022
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BWC Digital Finance Project Team Brief I Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC – April 22, 2022) - The Bretton Woods Committee is pleased to announce the release of our newest publication: “State of Play in Crypto Markets: Opportunities and Dangers.” 

Tue, Apr 12, 2022
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FY22 Omnibus Analysis


Amidst the backdrop of the Ukraine crisis and the ongoing global pandemic, the U.S. Congress has passed an omnibus spending bill for FY22 including annual funding for the International Financial Institutions (IFIs). Read analysis from BWC’s Legislative Working Group on what was funded, what was not, and the implications for the IFIs.

Thu, Mar 17, 2022
Publication

Share Your Perspective on the BWC Blog: The Multi-Faceted Impacts of the Crisis in Ukraine


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Fri, Mar 11, 2022
Publication

Share Your Perspective on the BWC Blog: The Imperative of Adaptation for the IFIs


The Bretton Woods Committee Blog aims to help global leaders envision how to evolve and strengthen the multilateral financial system and encourage policymakers to recommit to the value of international economic cooperation. Calls for submissions vary dependent upon timely global events, but submissions are encouraged on any relevant topic on an ongoing basis.

Fri, Mar 11, 2022
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Explainer: Securities Registration Exemption for IDA


The U.S. Congress is at work this week to reach an agreement on an FY22 spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and provide much needed aid to Ukraine. The bill would also include annual funding for the International Financial Institutions (IFIs).

Wed, Mar 9, 2022
Event Summary

Release Event - Debt Transparency: The Essential Starting Point for Successful Reform


On Monday, January 31, BWC hosted a launch event for it's latest report related to Sovereign Debt. This is the second installment in the Sovereign Debt Working Group’s series on examining and improving the current issues within the sovereign debt architecture. This report addresses the lack of transparency within the current system, how the current system disincentivizes transparency for both borrowers and lenders, and presents a menu of actionable solutions with which stakeholders can begin pursuing a transparency agenda. 

Mon, Jan 31, 2022