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Annual Meetings Addresses and Statements
No. Speaker TitleCountry
1
Opening Address by the Chairman of the Boards of Governors the Hon. Kordje Bedoumra, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Chad, at the Joint Annual Discussion   video
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2
Address by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, to the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion   video
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3
Address by Christine Lagarde, Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, to the Board of Governors of the Fund, at the Joint Annual Discussion   video
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4
Statement by the Hon. Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, at the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the Internaltional Monetary Fund   video
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5
Statement by the Hon. Már Gudmundsson, Governor of the IMF for Iceland, on behalf of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency   video
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Iceland
6
Statement by the Hon. Héctor Valdez Albizu, Governor of the IMF for Dominican Republic   video
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Dominican Republic
7
Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
Germany
8
Statement by the Hon. Kyaw Kyaw Maung, Governor of the IMF for Myanmar
Myanmar
9
Statement by the Hon. Abul Maal A. Muhith, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Bangladesh   video
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Bangladesh
10
Statement by the Hon. Mauricio Cardenas Santamaria, Governor of the World Bank Group for Colombia   video
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Colombia
11
Statement by the Hon. Wilbur Heine, Governor of the World Bank Group for Republic of the Marshall Islands, on behalf of the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu   video
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Marshall Islands, Republic of the
12
Statement by the Hon. Suman Prasad Sharma, Governor of the World Bank Group for Nepal   video
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Nepal
13
Statement by the Hon. Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Governor of the World Bank Group for Pakistan   video
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Pakistan
14
Statement by the Hon. Magdalena Andersson, Governor of the World Bank Group for Sweden   video
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Sweden
15
Statement by the Hon. Yassine Brahim, Governor of the World Bank Group for Tunisia   video
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Tunisia
16
Statement by the Hon. Nguyen Toan Thang, Governor of the World Bank Group for Vietnam
Vietnam
17
Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines   video
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Philippines
18
Statement by the Hon. Cesar V. Purisima, Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines   video
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Philippines
19
Statement by the Hon. Ravi Karunayake, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Sri Lanka   video
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Sri Lanka
20
Statement by the Hon. Bill English, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for New Zealand
New Zealand
21
Statement by the Hon. Luis Arce Catacora, Governor of the IMF for Bolivia   video
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Bolivia
22
Statement by the Hon. Datuk Johari bin Abdul Ghani, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
Malaysia
23
Statement by the Hon. Taro Aso, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Japan
Japan
24
Statement by the Hon. Kyunghwan Choi, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Republic of Korea
Korea, Republic of
25
Statement by the Hon. Samphao Phaysith, Governor of the IMF for Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lao People's Democratic Republic
26
Statement by the Hon. Wisudhi Srisuphan, Governor of the World Bank Group for Thailand
Thailand
27
Statement by the Hon. Helder Lopes, Governor of the World Bank Group for Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste, Democratic Republic of
28
Statement by the Hon. Arun Jaitley, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for India
India
29
Statement by the Hon. Jiwei Lou, Governor of the World Bank Group for People's Republic of China
China, People's Republic of
30
Statement by the Hon. Hisham Ramez, Governor of the IMF for Arab Republic of Egypt, on behalf of the Arab Governors   video
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Egypt, Arab Republic of
31
Statement by the Hon. Patrick Honohan, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Ireland
Ireland
32
Statement by the Hon. Mateusz Szczurek, Governor of the IMF for Republic of Poland
Poland, Republic of
33
Statement by the Hon. Patrick Pruaitch, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
34
Statement by the Hon. Barry Whiteside, Governor of and the World Bank Group and the IMF for Fiji
Fiji
35
Statement by the Hon. Win Shein, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar
Myanmar
36
Statement by the Hon. Aisake Valu Eke, Governor of the World Bank Group for Tonga
Tonga
37
Statement by the Hon. Luis de Guindos, Governor of the World Bank Group and the IMF for Spain
Spain