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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. Patrick Pruaitch, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Papua New Guinea, at the Joint Annual Discussion   video
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2
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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3
Address by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, to the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group, at the Joint Annual Discussion   video
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4
Statement by the Hon. Erkki Liikanen, Governor of the IMF for Finland, on behalf of the Nordic Baltic Constituency   video
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Finland
5
Statement by the Hon. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Governor of the IMF for Philippines   video
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Philippines
6
Statement by the Hon. Ali Hassan Khalil, Governor of the World Bank Group for Lebanon, on behalf of the Arab Governors   video
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Lebanon
7
Statement by the Hon. Ali Taieb Nia, Governor of the World Bank Group for Islamic Republic of Iran   video
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Iran, Islamic Republic of
8
Statement by the Hon. U Win Shein, Governor of the World Bank Group for Myanmar
Myanmar
9
Statement by the Hon. Rimantas Sadzius, Governor of the World Bank Group for Republic of Lithuania, on behalf of the Nordic and Baltic Countries   video
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Lithuania, Republic of
10
Statement by the Hon. Ram Sharan Mahat, Governor of the World Bank Group for Nepal   video
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Nepal
11
Statement by the Hon. Tom Murdoch, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Kiribati, on behalf of Kiribati, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu   video
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Kiribati
12
Statement by the Hon. Nguyen Van Binh, Governor of the IMF for Vietnam
Vietnam
13
Statement by the Hon. Abul Maal A. Muhith, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Bangladesh   video
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Bangladesh
14
Statement by the Hon. Mauricio Cardenas Santa Maria, Alternate Governor of the IMF and Governor of the World Bank Group for Colombia   video
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Colombia
15
Statement by the Hon. Taro Aso, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Japan
Japan
16
Statement by the Hon. Patrick Honohan, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Ireland
Ireland
17
Statement by the Hon. Arvind Mayaram, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for India
India
18
Statement by the Hon. Joe Hockey, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Australia
Australia
19
Statement by the Hon. Kyunghwan Choi, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Republic of Korea
Korea, Republic of
20
Statement by the Hon. Chua Tee Yong, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malaysia
Malaysia
21
Statement by the Hon. Edward Scicluna, Governor of the World Bank Group for Malta   video
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Malta
22
Statement by the Hon. Jens Weidmann, Governor of the IMF for Germany
Germany
23
Statement by the Hon. Sommai Phasee, Governor of the World Bank Group for Thailand
Thailand
24
Statement by the Hon. Bill English, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for New Zealand
New Zealand
25
Statement by the Hon. Sarath Amunugama, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Sri Lanka   video
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Sri Lanka
26
Statement by the Hon. Peter Phillips, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Jamaica, on behalf of the Joint Caribbean Group
Jamaica
27
Statement by the Hon. Luis de Guindos, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Spain
Spain
28
Statement by the Hon. Somphao Phaysith, Governor of the IMF for Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lao People's Democratic Republic
29
Statement by the Hon. Rosalia V. De Leon, Alternate Governor of the World Bank Group for Philippines
Philippines
30
Statement by the Hon. Muhamad Chatib Basri, Governor of the World Bank Group for Indonesia
Indonesia
31
Statement by the Hon. Barry Whiteside, Alternate Governor of the IMF for Republic of Fiji
Fiji
32
Statement by the Hon. Luc Coene, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Belgium
Belgium
33
Statement by the Hon. Marek Belka, Governor of the World Bank Group for Republic of Poland
Poland, Republic of
34
Statement by the Hon. Aisake Valu Eke, Governor of the World Bank Group for Tonga
Tonga
35
Statement by the Hon. Yi Gang, Alternate Governor of the IMF for People's Republic of China
China, People's Republic of