Statement by the Managing Director on the Work Program of the Executive Board - Executive Board Meeting, November 24, 2008

Publication Date:

November 24, 2008

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The global economy is going through a period of unprecedented financial instability. The Fund has been asked by the IMFC to play a leading role in helping the membership both to deal with the immediate crisis and work towards a new strengthened global architecture. These tasks are well within our mandate. Addressing these challenges—and doing so within a compressed timeframe—will require strict prioritization on three key areas: (i) providing policy advice and timely financial support that meets members’ needs; (ii) understanding what went wrong; (iii) and assembling the building blocks of a new international financial architecture.


Policy Papers



Publication Date:

November 24, 2008



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