Highlights

Media Title Date posted
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
Policy Outreach

Bretton Woods Committee Taking Action on IDA Budget Cuts


Recently the Bretton Woods Committee informed its members and friends of the detrimental cuts to the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) budget, as proposed in the U.S. House of Representatives State and Foreign Operations bill for fiscal year FY 2018.

Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Thumbnail Publication

2016-2017 Inaugural Bretton Woods Committee Annual Report


Click above to view the Bretton Woods Committee's inaugural Annual Report.

Fri, Jul 7, 2017
Regional Spotlight

Canadian Perspectives on NAFTA


On June 28, 2017 the Bretton Woods Committee hosted the virtual conference, Regional Spotlight: Canadian Perspectives on NAFTA. In the context of the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation, this event explored Canadian priorities and the potential impacts on the future of the Canadian economy, the integrated relationships between Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and the future of multilateral trade institutions. Featured speakers included Benoit Daignault, President and CEO of Export Development Canada, as well as Brett House, Vice President and Deputy Chief Economist at Scotiabank.

Fri, Jun 30, 2017