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François Villeroy de Galhau on the Ethics of Currency

François Villeroy de Galhau, KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA

September 22, 2022

François Villeroy de Galhau presented the 2022 Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture. (photo: Banque de France)

In This Episode

The Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture is an annual event honoring the IMF's longest-serving Managing Director. This year's lecture was presented by François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Banque De France, and introduced by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva. In his lecture, Governor de Galhau says today's multiple crises are challenging public trust in central banks. Transcript

Go to to watch the webcast of the entire event including a post-lecture discussion.

Francois Villeroy de Galhau is Governor of the Banque De France.

KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA is the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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