Bank of Slovenia at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group - 10 October 2014

10/10/2014 / Press release

The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group will take place in Washington, D.C. from 10 to 12 October 2014.

In the role of the Governor of the IMF's Board of Governors, Governor Boštjan Jazbec will attend the meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). The IMFC meets twice a year, at the Spring Meetings and during the IMF-WB Annual Meetings. The IMFC will discuss the current developments in the global economy and on the international financial markets, forecasts of future developments and possible policy responses. The programme also includes discussions regarding the IMF’s Global Policy Agenda.

In Washington, Governor Jazbec and the delegation of the Bank of Slovenia will also attend a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of the IMF. The meetings will be held with the representatives of the European Department, Mr. Poul Thomsen, Acting Director of the EU Department and Ms. Delia Velculescu, new IMF's Mission Chief for Slovenia. Governor Jazbec and Bank of Slovenia representatives will also attend the meeting of the Central and Eastern European IMF Constituency, member of which is also Slovenia, and will separately meet Mr. Johann Prader, Executive Director of the constituency. At the IMF's management level the meeting will be held with Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF.