Members of the staff of the Bank and Fund, Board members, development and finance ministers will be gathering in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates 18 – 24 September. Planned for the first days are a series of public seminars organised by the Bank and Fund (details at link below). Seminars are planned on human rights and the Bank, HIV/AIDS and macroeconomics, women in public life, water security and fiscal management in oil exporting countries. Informal discussions on Iraq are anticipated.
The formal agenda should include:
Sept 20 G24 Ministers meeting
Sept 21 IMFC meeting
World Economic Outlook, crisis prevention, crisis resolution, IMF and low income countries
Sept 22 Development Committee Meeting
Trade (post-Cancun), HIPC, governance, financing MDGs, report on harmonization implementation (from Rome high level dialogue)
Sept 23 Annual Meetings – opening session