The 2020 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will take place from Monday, October 12, through Sunday, October 18. At the heart of the Annual Meetings are the Annual Meetings plenary speeches on October 15, the joint World Bank Group/IMF Development Committee, and the IMF International Monetary and Financial Committee which discuss progress on the work of the institutions. Other featured events include regional briefings, press conferences, and fora focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial markets. The format of the meetings will be virtual and related events will take place the week of October 5 and the week of October 19.
The Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF), Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 9, includes approximately 15 sessions on a wide range of topics that provide an opportunity for CSOs to exchange views with stakeholders. The CSPF schedule is available here.
The Global Parliamentary Forum will take place from Monday, October 12, through Thursday, October 15, 2020. The event is an opportunity for parliamentarians from around the globe to engage in a direct dialogue with World Bank and IMF leadership and their peers on the most pertinent development and global economic matters. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Achieving a green and inclusive recovery post COVID-19:” Visit the 360° Global Parliamentary Forum site for more information.