Speeches

Speech on the Global and Asia Economic Outlook (July 10, 2020)
Restoring Sustainable Flows of Capital and Robust Financing for Development (July 8, 2020)
A Joint Response for Latin America and the Caribbean to Counter the COVID-19 Crisis (June 24, 2020)
Opening Remarks at UN Event on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 (May 28, 2020)
UN Conference on Financing SDG Implementation: The Role of Integrated National Financing Frameworks (May 28, 2020)
Exceptional Times, Exceptional Action: Opening Remarks for Spring Meetings Press Conference (April 15, 2020)
Confronting the Crisis: Priorities for the Global Economy (April 9, 2020)
Threads of Success – Empowering Women in Latin America and Around the World (March 5, 2020)
Developing Asia: Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth with Sound Fiscal Management (February 12, 2020)
Fiscal Policies For Women’s Economic Empowerment (February 10, 2020)
The Financial Sector in the 2020s: Building a More Inclusive System in the New Decade (January 17, 2020)
Striking the Right Balance Between Sustainable Development and Sustainable Debt (December 19, 2019)
The Informal Economy and Inclusive Growth (November 14, 2019)
Debt: The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.: 2019 Annual Research Conference (November 7, 2019)
Decelerating Growth Calls for Accelerating Action (October 8, 2019)
The Future of Bretton Woods (July 7, 2019)
How to Ensure the Effective and Sustainable Financing of International Development (May 7, 2019)
Keynote Address at Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (September 24, 2018)
The Helen Alexander Lecture: The Case for the Sustainable Development Goals (September 17, 2018)
Opening Remarks by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Center for Global Development Book Launch Event (September 14, 2018)
Managing Debt Vulnerabilities in Low-Income Countries (September 13, 2018)
Statement to the UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (September 19, 2017)
Addressing Corruption with Clarity (September 18, 2017)
The Task of Building Stronger, More Inclusive Growth (March 30, 2017)
Generating Public Revenue to Build Resilient Economies (February 12, 2017)
Doubling Down on Development Speech by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (July 14, 2016)
Partnership, Commitment and Flexibility in Addis Ababa and Beyond (July 13, 2015)
Seizing a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity (July 8, 2015)
The Caribbean and the IMF—Building a Partnership for the Future (June 27, 2014)
Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality (March 13, 2014)