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Good Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Lessons

May 19, 2022

IMF's Antoinette M. Sayeh leads a discussion with African policymakers, civil society and academics on transparency and the fight against corruption in the region. May 19 at 11 AM ET (15:00 GMT)

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Global Economic Outlook

The IMF forecast global growth in 2022 at 4.4%, but these projections are being revised downward. What are the headwinds facing the global economy and what mix of policies are needed? May 23 at 10:30 AM ET.

Event Details Add to Calendar 5/23/2022 10:30:00 AM 5/23/2022 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Global Economic Outlook

The IMF forecast global growth in 2022 at 4.4%, but these projections are being revised downward. What are the headwinds facing the global economy and what mix of policies are needed? May 23 at 10:30 AM ET.


https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2022/sessions/global-economic-outlook-b74f6da303
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  • Kristalina Georgieva, IMF
  • Geoff Cutmore, CNBC
  • Jane Fraser, Citi
  • François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Central Bank of France
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Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) could reshape financial systems. More countries are beginning to bring them to market potentially offering lessons for the rest of the world. May 23 at 12 PM ET.

Event Details Add to Calendar 5/23/2022 12:00:00 PM 5/23/2022 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) could reshape financial systems. More countries are beginning to bring them to market potentially offering lessons for the rest of the world. May 23 at 12 PM ET.


https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2022/sessions/central-bank-digital-currencies
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  • Kristalina Georgieva, IMF
  • Julia Chatterley, CNN
  • Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Governor of Bank of Thailand, Bank of Thailand
  • François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Central Bank of France
  • Axel Lehmann, Credit Suisse AG
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Charting a New Path Forward Amid a New Economic Shock in the Caucasus and Central Asia

May 19, 2022

With the Caucasus' and Central Asia's strong linkages to Russia and exposure to spillovers from the war in Ukraine, we explore the implications of this shock for the region. May 19 at 6 AM ET.

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What Next for Global Growth?

A divergence within and between countries risk derailing the global recovery. How can growth ensure long-term economic prosperity and a return to international convergence? May 25 at 2:45 AM ET.

Event Details Add to Calendar 5/25/2022 2:45:00 AM 5/25/2022 3:30:00 AM America/New_York What Next for Global Growth?

A divergence within and between countries risk derailing the global recovery. How can growth ensure long-term economic prosperity and a return to international convergence? May 25 at 2:45 AM ET.


https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2022/sessions/aligning-on-new-approaches-to-economic-policy-making
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  • Gita Gopinath, IMF
  • Tom Keene, Bloomberg
  • Jim Hagemann Snabe, Siemens AG
  • Mariana Mazzucato, University College London (UCL)
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The Outlook for Global Debt

Global debt has grown with many governments borrowing heavily to fund the recovery. A discussion of the risks of this increase in debt in particular countries and sectors. May 25 at 8:30 AM ET.

Event Details Add to Calendar 5/25/2022 8:30:00 AM 5/25/2022 9:15:00 AM America/New_York The Outlook for Global Debt

Global debt has grown with many governments borrowing heavily to fund the recovery. A discussion of the risks of this increase in debt in particular countries and sectors. May 25 at 8:30 AM ET.


https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2022/sessions/the-outlook-for-global-debt
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  • Gita Gopinath, IMF
  • Sara Eisen, Anchor, Closing Bell, Squawk Box
  • Patrick Khulekani Dlamini, Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Paulo Guedes, Ministry of Economy of Brazil

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Past Events

Charting a New Path Forward Amid a New Economic Shock in the Caucasus and Central Asia

May 19, 6:00 AM ET

We explore the implications of the war in Ukraine for the Caucasus and Central Asia.

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How African Countries Can Navigate the Turbulent Global Economy

May 18, 11:30 AM ET

A discussion on how sub-Saharan Africa can navigate the turbulent global economy.

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The macroeconomics of the green – and security – transition

May 17, 9:00 AM ET

The panel will address how countries can make a green transition and invest in Europe’s growth and common security. May 17 at 9 AM ET.

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