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BWC Debt Transparency Paper Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC – January 31, 2022) - The Bretton Woods Committee is today releasing the publication, “Debt Transparency: The Essential Starting Point for Successful Reform,” which presents concrete, actionable recommendations toward greater transparency in acquiring, and when necessary, restructuring sovereign debt.

Mon, Jan 31, 2022
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Debt Transparency: The Essential Starting Point for Successful Reform

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.

Mon, Jan 31, 2022

Corruption: Global Solutions for a Global Problem

Corruption operates across borders and industries and at all levels of government, society, and the economy. Its consequences cannot be overstated – it undermines public trust in governments and democratic institutions, increases inequality, and incentivizes criminality.

Tue, Jan 25, 2022
Infographic of 2021 BWC Activities Publication

2021 BWC by the Numbers

2021 was a great year of growth for BWC. Under the leadership of the new Board and Advisory Council and a growing Secretariat, new program offerings presented increased opportunities for members to engage and for BWC to strengthen its impact.

Mon, Jan 24, 2022

The WTO in Uncertain Times: A Transatlantic Partnership for Reform?

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has been dealing with a number of systemic challenges which require meaningful progress on crucial issues, including: responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, reforming the dispute settlement system, reaching agreement on fisheries subsidies, updating trade rules for the transitions to digital and green economies, and tackling market-distorting policies and practices.

Mon, Dec 13, 2021

Rome Investment Forum

ENGLISH VERSION - The Bretton Woods Committee was pleased to partner once again with the Italian Banking and Finance Federation on this year's Rome Investment Forum, a high-level annual conference focused on global financial and economic cooperation. The Forum took place virtually on December 2nd.

Thu, Dec 9, 2021

Climate Finance: Post-COP26 Reflections on Net-Zero Future Imperatives & Feasibility

The COP26 summit brought governments, civil society and the private sector together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Thu, Nov 18, 2021

Debt Transparency: Incentivizing Disclosure

Most policymakers and experts around the world agree that some level of debt transparency is required for effective sovereign liability management. But there is far less agreement on what information should be disclosed, who should disclose, and whether disclosure should be enforced. A panel of leading experts will share their views on these pressing questions. Additional speakers may be announced later on.   

Fri, Oct 15, 2021

In Conversation with World Bank President David Malpass

World Bank President David Malpass spoke with BWC Vice Chair William R. Rhodes about the Bank's outlook for global development and the Covid-19 recovery.

Thu, Oct 14, 2021

In Conversation with Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo

U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo spoke with BWC Chair William C. Dudley about the Administration's international economic and multilateral priorities.

Wed, Oct 13, 2021