Meeting amid concerns about slow growth and stubborn unemployment in parts of the global economy, members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) stressed their strong commitment to working collaboratively to secure a strong, sustainable, and balanced global recovery.
World Bank President Robert Zoellick discusses the fragile recovery and the Bank’s response.
The 2010 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings kick off on Friday, October 8. The shareholders of the two institutions and other attendees began to gather Thursday, participating in a full slate of pre-meeting seminars, luncheons, and briefings focused on the global outlook and economic recovery.
The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. This year's meeting will take place in Washington D.C. October 8-10, 2010. Read more »