10 oct
- 14 oct
2018
Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia
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Stronger together: EIB at the 2018 World Bank Group/IMF Annual Meetings ©EIB

The 2018 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, civil society, media and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, global financial stability, poverty eradication, jobs and growth, economic development, aid effectiveness and climate change.

Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial system.

As a key player in international development, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is participating in the 2018 Annual Meetings through a delegation led by President Werner Hoyer.

In the spotlight

Our schedule at the Annual Meetings

Wednesday 10 October

  • With the EIB Group’s Deputy Representative in Washington D.C., Carlota Cenalmor
  • 16:15 to 18:00
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Thursday 11 October

  • With EIB’s Chief Economist, Debora Revoltella
  • 08:00 to 09:00
  • This panel discussion took stock of the significant opportunities and challenges that new technologies (A.I., digital technologies, automation, etc.) pose for jobs and livelihoods, particularly in developing countries.
  • With EIB’s Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle
  • 11:30 to 12:30
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  • With EIB’s Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle and EIB’s Deputy Head of Operations, Luca Lazzaroli
  • 15:00 to 17:00

Friday 12 October

  • This forum presented the opportunity to discuss the Infrastructure Data Initiative.
  • With EIB’s Risk Management Director General, Alain Godard and the EIB Group’s Deputy Representative in Washington D.C., Carlota Cenalmor
  • 08:30 to 12:00
  • This seminar aimed to encourage dialogue and action on the challenges faced by localities in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly in light of an ever-changing national and global economic environment.
  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer
  • 15:30 to 17:00
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  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer, EIB’s Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle and the EIB Group’s Representative in Washington D.C., Romualdo Massa Bernucci
  • 17:00 to 19:00

Saturday 13 October

  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer, EIB’s Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle and the EIB Group’s Representative in Washington D.C., Romualdo Massa Bernucci
  • 17:00 to 19:00

Global Infrastructure Forum

  • Unlocking inclusive, resilient, and sustainable technology-driven infrastructure
  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer
  • 09:00 to 10:00
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  • With EIB’s Secretary General, Marjut Santoni
  • 14:30 to 15:30
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  • Indonesian Minister of National Development Planning and Head of Bappenas, Bambang Brodjonegoro and EIB President, Werner Hoyer signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the development of green infrastructure, particularly in the areas of renewable energy and transportation.
  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer
  • 17:30 to 18:00

Sunday 14 October

  • With EIB’s President, Werner Hoyer, KfW’s C.E.O., Dr. Günther Bräunig and AFD’s Chief Executive Officer, Rémy Rioux
  • 13:00 to 15:00

Global Infrastructure Forum

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The Global Infrastructure Forum took place on Saturday 13 October, on the margins of the World Bank Group/IMF Annual Meetings in Bali.

The forum aimed to enhance coordination among multilateral development banks and their development partners to better develop sustainable, accessible, resilient, and quality infrastructure for developing countries, and focused on how governments and their working partners can attract more resources for infrastructure. Find out more

Click here to read the outcome statement of the Forum.

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