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 2003 Spring Meetings

 APRIL 12–13, 2003    WASHINGTON, D.C.
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  Last update: September 02, 2005
 


MONDAY, APRIL 7 
 8:00 a.m. Press Credentials Pick-Up Opens World Bank's H Building Auditorium (G Street entrance)


TUESDAY, APRIL 8 
 9:00 a.m. Technicians Set-Up
(arrangements need to be made in advance with the IMF's Media Relations Division (media@imf.org)).
IMF Headquarters (press room)


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 
 8:00 a.m. Press Room Opens IMF Headquarters (red and blue levels)
 9:00 a.m. World Economic Outlook press conference by Kenneth Rogoff, Counsellor and Director, Research Department
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters


THURSDAY, APRIL 10 
 9:00 a.m. World Bank Group President James D. Wolfensohn
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 10:30 a.m. IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
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FRIDAY, APRIL 11 
 TBA  Group of 24 Ministers Meeting Hall
 10:00 a.m. World Bank Middle East and North Africa region press briefing
by World Bank Vice President for the MENA region Jean-Louis Sarbib, MENA Chief Economist Mustapha Nabli and Iraq country director Joseph Saba.
IMF Headquarters, Room R-710
 11:00 a.m.
 
Press Conference of African Finance Ministers and Governors of Central Banks: Mr. Charles Konan Banny, Governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), Mr. Benjamin Radavidson, Minister of Finance and Budget of Madagascar, Mr. Timothy T. Thahane, Minister of Finance from Lesotho, Mr. Joseph B. Dauda, Minister of Finance of Sierra Leone, Gerald M. Ssendaula, Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development of Uganda
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 3:30 p.m. Press Conference: Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers, Mr. Fuad Siniora, Ministry of Finance Lebanon
Communiqué
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SATURDAY, APRIL 12 
 10:00 a.m.
 
Latin American Press Briefing, Mr. Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 12:30 p.m. 
 
International Monetary and Financial Committee
of the Board of Governors
Communiqué
- Espaņol
- Français
Meeting Hall
 5:45 p.m.  Press Conference: International Monetary and Financial Committee Chairman Gordon Brown and IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
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SUNDAY, APRIL 13 
 9:00 a.m.
Press Conference: Ecuador's Current Relations with the IMF and the World Bank, Mr. Mauricio Pozo, Minister of Economy and Finance of Ecuador
Fairmont Hotel
 9:00 a.m.
Development Committee
Communiqué
Preston Auditorium
 1:00 p.m. Press Conference: World Development Indicators (WDI); World Bank Chief Economist Nick Stern
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 3:00 p.m. Press Conference: Development Committee Chairman Trevor Manuel and World Bank Group President James D. Wolfensohn
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 TBA Press Room Closes  


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