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Civil Society Policy Forum 2023 Spring Meetings 2023

April 11-14, 2023
Washington DC

The Civil Society Policy Forum, the World Bank Group's largest platform for engaging with civil society, will be held from April 10-14. Submit a session proposal to be a part of it.

The call for proposals for the Spring Meetings 2023 Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) is now OPEN!

The CSPF is a key event during the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring and Annual Meetings. This weeklong forum provides an open space for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)* to dialogue and exchange views with World Bank Group and IMF staff, their peers, government delegations, and other stakeholders on a wide range of shared development issues. The CSPF will take place April 11-14, 2023, in Washington, DC with hybrid components.

If you are a member of a CSO and would like to propose a session during the CSPF, please apply via our submission form by Tuesday, February 21, 2023 by 9:00 AM EST (Washington, D.C. time) or 2:00 pm GMT.

Subscribe to the World Bank Civil Society Newsletter for updates on the CSPF.

Please Note: To attend or participate in the CSPF, all CSOs must register for the Spring Meetings. Watch this space for updates on registration dates and process.

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*CSOs include non-governmental organizations, community groups, labor unions, indigenous peoples movements, faith-based organizations, professional associations, foundations, think tanks, charitable organizations, and other not-for-profit organizations.  Representatives from the private sector, academia or governmental bodies must apply for accreditation through the "Guests" or other respective registration category as clarified on the main Spring Meetings website.