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French Finance Minister Travels to Washington

French Finance Minister Travels to Washington

Published on April 10, 2014
Michel Sapin Takes Part in Spring Meetings at IMF, World Bank

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Visit by Michel Sapin, Minister of Finance and Public Accounts to Washington
Spring Meetings (April 10 to 12, 2014)

Draft program

Thursday, April 10

3:30 pm - Introductory press briefing

4:30 pm - G7

6:00 pm - G20 session
“Global economy and growth strategies”

8:00 pm - G20 Dinner

Friday, April 11

8:30 am - G20 – IMFC* joint session

10:30 am - G20 sessions

12:45 pm - Ministerial meeting on the “Economics of Climate Change”

Saturday, April 12

8:00 am - IMFC breakfast

10:00 am - IMFC plenary session

1:30 pm - Development Committee lunch

3:00 pm - Development Committee plenary session

4:00 pm - Press conference

On the sidelines of the Spring Meetings, the minister will notably meet with his counterparts and:

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF
Dr. Kim, President of the World Bank
Mr. Draghi, President of the European Central Bank
Mr. Kallas, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner responsible for Transport

* International Monetary and Financial Committee

Press contact:
Arnaud Guillois
Press Counselor and Spokesperson
Embassy of France in the United States
4101 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington DC 20007-2182
Office: (202) 944 6070
Fax: (202) 944 6072
Cell: (202) 330 2336

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