IFI governance


2008 World Bank-IMF annual meetings schedule

29 September 2008

Members of staff of the Bank and Fund, board members, development and finance ministers are gathered in Washington 10-12 October.

Official meetings

10 October
Group of 24 (G24) ministers meeting
11 October
International Monetary and Financial Committee meeting [IMF]
12 October
Development Committee meeting [World Bank / IMF]

World Bank, civil society events

6-7 October
Engendering international finance watchers
8 October
Involuntary resettlement; carbon finance and the World Bank, IFI accountability
9 October
World Bank and climate change; petroleum engineering basics; IMF/World Bank town hall meeting with CSOs; CSO reception with Zoellick and Strauss-Kahn; food crisis; World Bank governance and anticorruption strategy, right to water and sanitation, aid scaling up scenarios
10 October
Chad-Cameroon oil and gas pipeline project; financial compact to address climate change and development; food and fuel crisis, World Bank inspection panel and CSO meeting, World Bank and IMF at 65
11 October
Food and fuel crisis; partnership for making finance work for Africa; sustainability in the extractive industries; IEO-CSO dialogue on evaluation and the IMF’s work on trade

Check back for regular updates from the Bretton Woods Project during and after the meetings

For full details of events, contact information for groups in Washington for the meetings, and links to documents released by civil society, visit IFIwatchnet.