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 2004 Spring Meetings

 APRIL 24–25, 2004    WASHINGTON, D.C.
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 Last update: April 26, 2004
 

MONDAY, APRIL 19 
 8:00 a.m. Press Credentials Pick-Up Opens World Bank's H Building Auditorium (G Street entrance)


TUESDAY, APRIL 20 
 8:00 a.m. Technicians Set-Up
Arrangements need to be made in advance with the IMF's Media Relations Division (media@imf.org).
IMF Headquarters (red and blue levels)


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 
 8:00 a.m. Press Room Opens IMF Headquarters (red and blue levels)
 9:00 a.m. Press Briefing: World Economic Outlook (WEO); IMF Economic Counsellor and Research Department Director Raghuram Rajan (embargoed until 11:00 a.m.)
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters


THURSDAY, APRIL 22 
 9:00 a.m. Press Briefing: IMF Acting Managing Director Anne O. Krueger,
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 12:30 p.m. Press Briefing: World Bank Group President James D. Wolfensohn,
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 4:00 p.m. Press Briefing: Global Monitoring Report; World Bank Managing Director Shengman Zhang; IMF Policy Development and Review Department Assistant Director Jim Boughton and Lead Author Zia Qureshi,
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters


FRIDAY, APRIL 23 
 9:00 a.m. Group of 24 Ministers
Communiqué
Meeting Hall
 10:00 a.m.
Press Briefing: World Development Indicators (WDI); World Bank Chief Economist François Bourguignon,
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The WDI 2004 will be available to the press on the World Bank's Online Media Briefing Center at http://media.worldbank.org approximately approximately two days before the launch. The OMBC is a password-protected web site for journalists only.
Main Press Briefing Room, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702
 11:30 a.m.  IMF Press Briefing on Latin America, Anoop Singh Director, Western Hemisphere Department,
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters
 2:30 p.m.  Press Briefing: Chair of the Group of 24 Ministers, Finance Minister Conrad Enill of Trinidad and Tobago,
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Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters


SATURDAY, APRIL 24 
 11:00 a.m. Press Briefing: African Finance Ministers,
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Main Press Briefing Room, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702
 11:45 a.m. European Union Press Conference: Ecofin Presidency, Mr. Charlie McCreevy; European Central Bank's President, Mr. Jean-Claude Trichet; European Commission's Director General, Mr. Klaus ReglingIMF Headquarters, Room B-610
 12:15 p.m. 
 
International Monetary and Financial Committee
of the Board of Governors,
Communiqué
Meeting Hall
 12:30 p.m. IMF Press Briefing: "Next Step in European Integration: Adopting the Euro in Central Europe" by Susan Schadler, Deputy Director of the European Department,
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Main Press Briefing Room, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702
 2:00 p.m. World Bank Press Briefing on Latin America, World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean David de Ferranti and WB Latin America and the Caribbean Chief Economist Guillermo Perry,
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IMF Headquarters, Room B-610
 6:05 p.m.  Press Briefing: IMFC Chairman Gordon Brown and IMF Acting Managing Director Anne O. Krueger,
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Communiqué
Main Press Briefing Room, Room B-702, IMF Headquarters


SUNDAY, APRIL 25 
  8:00 a.m. World Bank Press Conference: Education For All
World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn, Netherlands Development Minister Agnes van Ardenne,Canadian Minister for International Cooperation Aileen Carroll; UK International Development Secretary Hillary Benn; Niger Finance Minister Ali Lamine Zene; French Development Minister Xavier Darcos; Chairman of the Global Campaign for Education Kailash Satyarthi; and Co-Chair of EFA FTI Hilde Johnson.
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IMF Headquarters, Room R-710
 9:00 a.m. 
Development Committee
Communiqué
 
 11:00 a.m. IMF Press Briefing: "Recent Economic Developments and Prospects in Africa" by Abdoulaye Bio Tchane, Director of the African Department,
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Main Press Briefing Room, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702
 3:00 p.m.  Development Committee Press briefing: DC Chairperson Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn, and IMF Deputy Managing Director Agustín Carstens,
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Main Press Briefing Room, IMF Headquarters, Room B-702
 TBA Press Room Closes  

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