GLOBAL PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE 2019

GLOBAL PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE 2019

April 8-9, 2019

Venue: World Bank Group Headquarters (WB HQ)

Address: 1818 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20433 USA

DESCRIPTION

The Global Parliamentary Conference (GPC) represents a unique assembly of national legislators and development institutions, an event dedicated to crucial questions in international development finance, including economic stability, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and, more generally, fostering human-centered international development initiatives.

The GPC, organized together with the World Bank Group (WBG) and the IMF, is the Parliamentary Network’s flagship event. It brings together more than 150 parliamentarians from approximately 100 countries, leaders from civil society and partner organizations, and top officials from a number of international financial institutions such as the World Bank, IMF and other regional development banks. Keynote speakers include the Managing
Director of the IMF and the President of the World Bank Group. The event is hosted by the World Bank Group and IMF in Washington DC, USA.

BACKGROUND

Founded in 2000, the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank & IMF is an independent, non-governmental organization that provides a platform for Parliamentarians from WBG and IMF member countries to advocate for increased accountability and transparency in development cooperation. It provides a platform for MPs to share knowledge, to hold their own governments, as well as International Financial Institutions, to account for
development outcomes.

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