9 oct
- 15 oct
2017
Washington DC , United States

As a key player in international development, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is participating in the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) through a delegation led by President Werner Hoyer.

This event is a key for all those involved in international development. Participants will discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, climate change and tackling the root causes of migration and forced displacement.

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Our schedule at the Annual Meetings

The EIB delegation’s schedule at the Annual Meetings features a series of crucial debates and discussions with our partners on how to tackle global issues:

Thursday 12 October

  • Organised by Paulson Institute, SIFMA, United Nations, 11.30am-5pm
  • EIB Vice-President Jonathan Taylor to moderate lunch session
  • Organised by Centre for Global Development, 9.30-11.00am
  • Jonathan Taylor, EIB Vice-President responsible for China and Climate, will take part
  • More information and registration

Friday 13 October

  • Multilateral development banks and international financial institutions meeting, 10-11am
  • With EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák, and Debora Revoltella, EIB’s Chief Economist
  • Organised by the World Bank Group and the Caribbean Development Bank, 2.30-4.30pm
  • High level debate organised by the World Bank Group, 4-5.15pm
  • With EIB President Werner Hoyer

Saturday 14 October

  • High level MDB meeting with the World Bank Group, EIB, G7 (Italy), 10-11.30 at WBG
  • EIB President Werner Hoyer to chair roundtable discussion with World Bank Group, G7 (Italy)

Sunday 15 October

  • This event provides an opportunity for MDBs to discuss their contribution to meeting the development challenges in the 21st century. 1-3pm
  • With EIB President Werner Hoyer
  • Euro50 Group and CIGI breakfast meeting, 8.00-10.45am
  • With EIB President Werner Hoyer and Debora Revoltella, EIB’s Chief Economist

All times are Washington DC local times.

More information on the Annual Meetings