The 2021 Annual Meetings and related ancillary events will take place Monday, October 11 through Sunday, October 17. 

Venues & Services

Meeting Venues

The 2021 World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Annual Meetings will be held October 11 through October 17, 2021. All public and by-invitation-only events—including the Program of Seminars and other public events, ministerial meetings, CSO engagements, and press conferences—will be virtual and accessible on World Bank digital platforms. To accommodate time-differences, events may take place outside of the principal week.

The World Bank and IMF buildings will only be open to essential staff and select Ministers/Governors and delegates attending the Meetings.


World Bank Publications

Free publications are available through the Bank's Open Knowledge RepositoryBank publications can be purchased from Browse the WBG Publications for the most recent titles.


Food and Beverage

Grab-and-go service will be available at the MC Café Nation located on level C1 October 11-15, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Staff may access the Coffee Bars in the IFC, I, and C buildings from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. (AM badge holders will not have access to these buildings.)



Staff will be available to answer questions remotely using a Live Chat feature on AMWeb during the weeks of the Meetings, and via email at Inquiries will be addressed during Meetings hours, generally 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily. 

Event Access

The public program of events, including the Press Conference and the Plenary speeches, will be streamed on World Bank Live. These events are open to everyone and registration is not required to view the event streams.

All by-invitation-only events will be virtual and registration is required to participate. Registration will open in mid-August. 

MEETINGS LOGIN PAGE: This password-protected page will provide a schedule for registrants with information about invitation-only events. Registration confirmation letters will include instructions on how to login to see event sign-up or viewing links. (World Bank Staff may access the Meetings Login Page without registration.)

External Publications

Read the latest content from the 2020 Annual Meetings external publication partners.


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