2003 Spring Meetings

2003 Spring Meetings: News Releases, Speeches, Committee Papers, Documents and Background Information

Statements Given on the Occasion of the IMFC Meeting
April 12, 2003

Documents Related to the April 12, 2003 IMFC Meeting

International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC)
Provisional Agenda for the April 12, 2003 Meeting

April 3, 2003
There follows the provisional agenda for the Seventh Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, which is to be convened on Saturday, April 12, 2003, in the Meeting Hall at the Fund's Headquarters in Washington, D.C., at 12:30 p.m.

1. Adoption of Agenda

2. The Global Economy and Financial Markets–Outlook, Risks,
    and Policy Responses

3. Strengthening Crisis Prevention1

  • Enhancing the effectiveness of IMF surveillance: key issues and next steps

  • Supporting policy frameworks; strengthening financial sectors (FSAP) and the observance of standards and codes

4. Improving the Capacity to Resolve Financial Crises1,2

  • SDRM, collective action clauses, code of good conduct

5. Implementing Initiatives to Support Low-Income Countries1

  • PRGF, PRSP approach and the HIPC initiative

Progress Reports3

  • Combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism
  • IMF quotas and governance1
  • The IMF's transparency policy
  • Activities of the Independent Evaluation Office

6. Other Business

7. Press Communiqué

1The Managing Director will provide a report to the IMFC on the IMF's Policy Agenda, covering the topics under these items.
2The Managing Director will provide a report to the IMFC on a Statutory Sovereign Debt Restructuring Mechanism.
3For information