April 9, 2019 / 7:02 PM / 2 months ago

DIARY-IMF, World Bank spring meetings in Washington

WASHINGTON, April 11 (Reuters) - Finance ministers and central bankers from around the globe are in Washington this week for meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. A Group of 20 meeting will take place on the sidelines.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

0845/1245 - New World Bank President David Malpass holds news conference

0930/1330 - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde opening news conference

0930/1330 - Forum on robots disrupting East Asia’s development model. Malaysia’s minister for energy, science technology and environment, former education minister of South Korea

0930/1330 - Forum on Human Capital in Africa: King of Lesotho, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, Rwanda Minister of ICT

1400/1800 - IMF MD Christine Lagarde discusses IMF policy shifts with Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe, Norway Finance Minister Siv Jensen, Ukraine Finance Minister Oksana Markarova, Ethiopia Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, Peking University’s Yiping Huang

1715/2115 - G24 Press Briefing

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

0800/1200 - IMF Asia/Pacific Department press briefing,

0900/1300 - IMF European Department press briefing

1000/1400 - IMF African Department press briefing

1045/1445 - Forum on debt vulnerabilities and development needs in low-income countries. Finance ministers of Senegal, Zambia, Bangladesh, German Finance Ministry chief economist

1100/1500 - IMF Middle East, Central Asia Department Press Briefing

1245/1645 - G20 Press Briefing

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

1100/1500 - IMFC press conference; IMF MD Christine Lagarde, South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago (IMFC chair) FULL SCHEDULES: here

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