Event Date: April 21, 2017 to April 22, 2017

Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

World Bank IMF Spring Meetings 2017


Each spring, thousands of government officials, journalists, civil society organizations, and participants from the academia and private sectors, gather in Washington DC for the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. Seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world’s financial markets will also be featured.

 

Below is a list of events with UN participation. Follow along online and join in the conversation.

 

WEDNESDAY – APRIL 19, 2017

 

Partners’ Roundtable on Investing in the Early Years: Identifying Synergies and Catalyzing Action

Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

WEBCAST | #EARLYYEARS

 

THURSDAY – APRIL 20, 2017

 

Building Resilience in the Face of Increasing Threats

Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

WEBCAST | #BUILDRESILIENCE

Gender and Macroeconomics: What’s Next?

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

WEBCAST | #IMFGENDER

Implementing the 2030 Agenda: From Commitment to Action

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

Peter Thomson, President, United Nations General Assembly

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

WEBCAST | #SM2017SDGS

Toward Water and Sanitation for All

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

WEBCAST | #WATER4ALL

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Boosting Women’s Economic Empowerment

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

WEBCAST | #EMPOWERWOMEN

 

FRIDAY – APRIL 21, 2017

 

Addressing Refugee Crises in Middle-Income Countries: Lessons Learned

Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

WEBCAST | #GCFF

Financing for Peace: Innovations to Tackle Fragility

António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

 WEBCAST | #DEV4PEACE

Unlocking Financing for Climate Action

Erik Solheim, UNEP Executive Director

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WEBCAST | #INVEST4CLIMATE