IFI governance


WB/IMF Annual Meetings 2003

22 July 2003

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