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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
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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

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

Fri, Mar 11, 2022

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