The annual meetings of the IMF and the World bank are being held at a particularly critical juncture this year. Questions abound over the adequacy of current programs to stabilize the growing list of economic troublespots in Russia , Asia, and in some Latin American markets. What can world finance ministers do to resolve the current crisis? Are the IMF and the Bank still adequate to the task? Do we need a new global system? A group of leading experts will answer these are other key issues at a Brookings/ Harvard forum.