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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

In Conversation with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva spoke with BWC Vice Chair John Lipsky to discuss the Fund's global outlook and the Covid-19 recovery.

Tue, Oct 12, 2021

Global Standards for Digital Currencies

A panel of leading experts joined the co-chairs of BWC’s new Future of Finance Working Group to discuss digital currencies and the need for global standards and coordination.

Tue, Oct 12, 2021
FOMC US MPD Event Summary

September FOMC and US Monetary Policy Developments Summary

Bill Dudley, Chair of the Bretton Woods Committee and former president of Federal Reserve Bank of New York and vice chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee from 2009-18, joins Mark Sobel, US chairman of OMFIF, to discuss the September FOMC meeting.

Thu, Sep 23, 2021
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Special Drawing Rights: A Primer

Last week the IMF Board of Governors approved a $650 billion SDR allocation. Read our SDR Primer to learn more.

Fri, Aug 13, 2021