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Small States Information Session April 2023

April 11, 2023
Washington DC, USA
Small States Information Session 2023

On April 11, Small States delegates and development partners convened in-person for an Information Session on the sidelines of the World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings 2023.

Co-chaired by the Bhutan Finance Minister and World Bank Vice President for Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS), the information session provided an opportunity for a panel discussion with distinguished speakers on how Small States are responding to the multiple crises and building resilience to shocks.



  • H.E. Lyonpo Namgay Tshering  Minister of Finance, Bhutan & Chair of the Small States Forum
  • Timothy N. J. Antoine  Governor, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
  • Amanda Glassman  Executive Vice President, Center for Global Development
  • Ed Mountfield  Vice President, Operations Policy & Country Services (OPCS), World Bank
  • Susan M. Lund  Vice President, Economics and Private Sector Development, IFC
  • Paloma Anós Casero  Director, Strategy, Risk, Results & Learning (OPSRL), OPCS, World Bank
  • Lilia Burunciuc (Moderator)  Country Director for the Caribbean Countries, World Bank


Event Recording

Small States Information Session April 2023

Event Photos

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Event Flyer

Small States Information Session April 2023