On April 20, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a Member Appreciation Reception in honor of the Committee’s 35th Anniversary. At the reception, the Committee recognized members of its Legislative Task Force for their service in support of our recent legislative efforts in securing a full replenishment for the World Bank’s IDA fund from the United States.
|Tue, May 1, 2018|
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.
|Wed, Apr 11, 2018|
The Bretton Woods Committee applauds Congressional passage of the FY2018 Omnibus spending bill on March 23 which authorizes a clean three-year replenishment of $3.291 billion to fund the World Bank’s International Development Association...
|Thu, Mar 29, 2018|
|Global Development Dialogue
On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 a small group of Bretton Woods Committee members participated in a private roundtable discussion with senior officials from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank Group (WBG).
|Wed, Feb 7, 2018|
On January 23, 2018, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a virtual conference Regional Spotlight: Venezuela on the Brink? that explored the causes of the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the regional and global ramifications of the instability, and the appropriate role for the international financial institutions and global community in responding.
|Mon, Jan 29, 2018|
|Future of Finance
The Italian Banking and Insurance Federation (FeBaf), in partnership with the Bretton Woods Committee, held its 2017 Rome Investment Forum in December in Rome, Italy.
|Fri, Jan 12, 2018|
Happy Holidays from the Bretton Woods Committee!
|Tue, Dec 12, 2017|
On October 12, 2017 the Bretton Woods Committee convened a diverse group of over 200 global thought leaders at our flagship International Council meeting.
|Mon, Oct 30, 2017|
The Bretton Woods Committee would like to thank all our members and friends who joined us last week for Committee events!
|Mon, Oct 16, 2017|
In July 2017, the Appropriations Committee of U.S. House of Representatives passed a State and Foreign Operations budget bill with a near 50% cut to funding for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s Fund for the poorest.
|Fri, Sep 22, 2017|