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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

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