Highlights

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Event Summary

Green Investment for Recovery


In the context of dramatic economic disruption, this expert panel will explore how countries can accelerate their transition to a green economy while pursuing a balanced recovery.

Fri, Apr 9, 2021
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Seizing the New Bretton Woods Moment


IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva joined John Lipsky to discuss the global economic outlook and how the IFIs are meeting this new "Bretton Woods moment" to secure an equitable, sustainable recovery.

Thu, Apr 8, 2021
Announcement

Henry Owen Memorial Award 2021 Winners Announced


The Henry Owen Memorial Award honors Bretton Woods Committee co-founder Henry Owen, and hopes to inspire new generations of thoughtful young leaders to follow Ambassador Owen’s example as both a scholar and diplomat. This Award has been made possible thanks to the generous contributions of Bretton Woods Committee members, friends, and the Owen family.

Tue, Apr 6, 2021
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Achieving an Equitable Global Recovery


World Bank President David Malpass will join William R. Rhodes to discuss the road to recovery in developing countries, which saw an unprecedented spike in extreme poverty in 2020.

Mon, Apr 5, 2021
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Preventing Global Debt Crises


As a wave of disorderly defaults looms, experts from BWC's new Sovereign Debt Working Group examined how to improve debt restructurings.

Mon, Apr 5, 2021
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Sovereign Debt: A Critical Challenge


This introductory paper is the first in a series in which BWC’s Sovereign Debt Working Group will present specific, actionable recommendations to improve the global debt resolution architecture.

Fri, Apr 2, 2021
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In Conversation with Secretary Jack Lew


Whitney Debevoise and Meg Lundsager, Co-Chairs of BWC's Legislative Working Group, met with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to discuss the international economic challenges facing the Biden Administration. 

Fri, Mar 26, 2021
Announcement

2021 Henry Owen Memorial Award Essay Contest


The contest asks US-based graduate students to consider how the IFIs can help secure a balanced, sustainable Covid-19 recovery.

Tue, Feb 16, 2021
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Winter 2020


Winter Newsletter: Congratulating Janet Yellen, Rome Investment Forum, Blog Contribution Call, and Remembering Jim Wolfensohn

Fri, Jan 15, 2021
Quarterly Newsletter

Winter 2020

Fri, Jan 15, 2021