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IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings

IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings

Published on October 7, 2014
Visit by Michel Sapin, Minister of Finance and Public Accounts, Thursday, October 9 to Saturday, October 11, 2014

On the agenda for discussion: the global economic outlook, policies to promote growth, the relaunching of investment, the fight against poverty, climate and assistance for the most fragile countries.

Draft program:

Thursday, October 9:

3:15 pm  Introductory press briefing
(9:15 pm local time in Paris)

4:00 pm  Deauville Partnership Ministerial Meeting

7:30 pm  G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Dinner

Friday, October 10:

11:00 am  G20 meeting followed by family photograph

1:00 pm  Ministerial meeting focusing on climate

3:30 pm  Early Warning Exercise

7:30 pm  Dinner with representatives of the major French financial institutions

Saturday, October 11:

8:00 am  Breakfast meeting with International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) followed by family photograph

10:00 am  IMFC Plenary meeting followed by press briefing (schedule to be confirmed)

On the sidelines of the Annual Meetings, the minister will notably meet with his counterparts and Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President, and Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President.

Press contact, Embassy of France in the United States:

Arnaud Guillois
Conseiller de Presse et Porte-Parole / Press Counselor and Spokesperson
Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis / Embassy of France in the United States
4101 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington DC 20007-2182
Office: (202) 944 6070
Fax: (202) 944 6072

 

Michel Sapin’s cabinet: 01 53 18 41 13
sec.mfcp-presse@cabinets.finances.gouv.fr

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