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2015 Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture

IMF Headquarters, Washington DC

May 14, 2015

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank gave the Michel Camdessus Central Banking Lecture at the IMF in Washington, DC on May 14, 2015. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde gave introductory remarks and also discussed central banking issues with Mr. Draghi following his lecture.

This lecture series is an annual event, which is intended to highlight the IMF’s commitment to collaboration with member countries’ central banks and to provide a forum to discuss current issues in central banking. Michel Camdessus was the IMF’s longest serving Managing Director, from 1987 to 2000.


May 14, 2015


Coffee Reception


Welcome Remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF   


Lecture by Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank


Conversation between Mario Draghi and Christine Lagarde