Sep 5

Past Event

Key Steps in IMF Reform: Taking Stock on the Eve of the Annual Meetings in Singapore

Event Materials

Summary

Rodrigo de Rato, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), discussed progress in reforming the IMF in advance of the IMF/World Bank annual meetings, which were held in Singapore in mid-September. Mr. de Rato addressed specifically the IMF's governance structure, reforms of surveillance, the IMF's role in emerging markets, and its engagement with low-income countries. Looking beyond the annual meetings, Mr. de Rato discussed plans to further adapt the IMF to the new global economy. The event is part of the Brookings Institution's 90th Anniversary Leadership Forum series.

 

Event Agenda

  • Featured Speaker

    • Rodrigo de Rato

      Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

  • Introduction

    • Strobe Talbott

      President, The Brookings Institution

  • Moderator

Details

September 5, 2006

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

The Brookings Institution

Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW

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