Press release - Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group
The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group will take place in Washington, D.C. from 7 to 9 October 2016.
In the role of the Governor of the IMF's Board of Governors, Governor Boštjan Jazbec will attend the meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). The IMFC meets twice a year, at the Spring Meetings and during the IMF-WB Annual Meetings. The IMFC will discuss the current developments in the global economy and on the international financial markets, forecasts of future developments and possible policy responses. The programme also includes discussions regarding the IMF’s Global Policy Agenda.
In Washington, Governor Jazbec will also attend a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of the IMF. The meetings will be held with the representatives of the European Department, with Mr. Poul Thomsen, Director of the EU Department, Mr. Nikolay Gueorguiev, IMF's Mission Chief for Slovenia as well as with representatives of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. He will also attend the meeting of the Central and Eastern European IMF Constituency, member of which is also Slovenia, and will separately meet Mr. İbrahim Çanakçı, Executive Director of the constituency.