The 2020 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group will move to a virtual format, and will feature only the Development Committee and the International Monetary and Financial Committee plenary sessions, invitation-only sessions that will be held virtually. 

Development Committee (virtual meeting)

April 17, 2020                  6:30 am - 9:00 am

The Development Committee (DC) is the Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund. This year the DC will meet virtually on Friday, April 17 at 6:30 am ET. The Development Committee is held twice per year providing an opportunity for the Committee to discuss and advise the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on critical development issues currently facing clients.

This event is restricted to invited participants. A communique is available on

Spring Meetings Press Conference

April 17, 2020        Begins at 10:00 am

World Bank Group President David Malpass will address the press during the World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund 2020 Virtual Spring Meetings. He will share his views on the key outcomes from the Development Committee, as well as the G7 and G20 discussions. He will also report on the World Bank Group's response to the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Watch the event replay on World Bank Live.


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