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2018 Annual Meeting: Tectonic Shifts: Multilateralism in a Disrupted World Event Summary

2018 Annual Meeting: Tectonic Shifts: Multilateralism in a Disrupted World

On April 18, 2018, the Bretton Woods Committee held its 35th Annual Meeting at the IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC drawing an impressive line-up of speakers and over 200 Committee members and global leaders. With transformative challenges causing major changes across global economic, political, and technological spheres, this year’s conversation – Tectonic Shifts: Multilateralism in a Disrupted World – prompted timely solutions for navigating forces shaping the future of trade, finance, and development.

Wed, May 2, 2018
Bretton Woods Committee Member Appreciation Reception in honor of the Committee’s 35th Anniversary, April 20, 2018 Event Summary

Member Appreciation Reception

On April 20, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a Member Appreciation Reception in honor of the Committee’s 35th Anniversary. At the reception, the Committee recognized members of its Legislative Task Force for their service in support of our recent legislative efforts in securing a full replenishment for the World Bank’s IDA fund from the United States.

Tue, May 1, 2018

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

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