Highlights

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Announcement

Henry Owen Memorial Award 2018 Winners Announced


The Henry Owen Memorial Award honors Bretton Woods Committee co-founder Henry Owen, and hopes to inspire new generations of thoughtful young leaders to follow Ambassador Owen’s example as both a scholar and diplomat. This Award has been made possible thanks to the generous contributions of Bretton Woods Committee members, friends, and the Owen family.

Wed, Apr 11, 2018
2018 H.R. 1625, "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018", page 1 Policy Outreach

Legislative Update: Bretton Woods Committee Applauds IDA18 Funding in FY18 Omnibus


The Bretton Woods Committee applauds Congressional passage of the FY2018 Omnibus spending bill on March 23 which authorizes a clean three-year replenishment of $3.291 billion to fund the World Bank’s International Development Association...

Thu, Mar 29, 2018
Global Development Dialogue

The IFC’s Role in the Future of Development Finance


On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 a small group of Bretton Woods Committee members participated in a private roundtable discussion with senior officials from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank Group (WBG).

Wed, Feb 7, 2018
Regional Spotlight

Venezuela on the Brink – IMF to the Rescue?


On January 23, 2018, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a virtual conference Regional Spotlight: Venezuela on the Brink? that explored the causes of the economic and political crisis in Venezuela, the regional and global ramifications of the instability, and the appropriate role for the international financial institutions and global community in responding.

Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Future of Finance

Rome Investment Forum 2017


The Italian Banking and Insurance Federation (FeBaf), in partnership with the Bretton Woods Committee, held its 2017 Rome Investment Forum in December in Rome, Italy.

Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Announcement

Happy Holidays 2017


Happy Holidays from the Bretton Woods Committee!

Our office will be closed for the Holidays from December 25, 2017 through January 1, 2018. We will reopen on January 2, 2018.

Tue, Dec 12, 2017
2017 International Council Meeting, October 12, 2017 Event Summary

2017 International Council Meeting: Solutions for Sustaining Economic Cooperation


On October 12, 2017 the Bretton Woods Committee convened a diverse group of over 200 global thought leaders at our flagship International Council meeting.

Mon, Oct 30, 2017
Event Summary

October 2017 Program Highlights


The Bretton Woods Committee would like to thank all our members and friends who joined us last week for Committee events!

Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Policy Update

Legislative Update: Bretton Woods Committee Action on IDA18 Funding


In July 2017, the Appropriations Committee of U.S. House of Representatives passed a State and Foreign Operations budget bill with a near 50% cut to funding for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s Fund for the poorest.

Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Regional Spotlight

Fighting Famine in Africa and Yemen


On September 13, 2017, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a virtual conference Regional Spotlight: Fighting Famine in Africa and Yemen, that explored the underlying causes of and international response to the famine crises in South Sudan, Somalia, northeast Nigeria, and Yemen.

Fri, Sep 22, 2017