World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness. This year's meeting will take place in Washington D.C. September 23-25, 2011.

5th EITI Global Conference

The 5th EITI Global Conference  will feature four plenary sessions and numerous executive sessions, as well as workshops, all evolving around the headline ‘transparency counts’. There will also be special events such as the EITI Chair’s awards and the EITI National Exhibition. The conference events and sessions will reflect the following two main themes:

Consolidating the impact of the EITIThe future of the EITI and revenue transparency

Panel Discussion and Reception for the US Senate Foreign Relations report "The Petroleum and Poverty Paradox"

Panel Discussion: Senate Foreign Relations Staff Report on

The Petroleum and Poverty Paradox: Assessing U.S. and International Community Efforts to Fight the Resource Curse

4:30-5:50 PM in the HERTER ROOM, Nitze Building, Johns Hopkins - SAIS, 1740 Mass Ave., Washington DC

Reception and Photo Exhibit with Ed Kashi, Photographer: Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta

6:00-7:00 PM in the Student Lounge off the Nitze Cafeteria

Open multi-stakeholder meeting on the Norwegian implementation of the EITI

  Open multi-stakeholder meeting on the Norwegian implementation of the Extractive Industries transparency Initiative (EITI)

  18th September 2008 12:00 - 15:00

“Abakaliki” meeting room, 1st floor at Norwegian Church Aid

12:00 – 12:05 Welcome and introduction, Mona Thowsen

12:05 – 12:15 What is the EITI? Eddie Rich, Regional Director, EITI secretariat

12:15 – 15:00 - Panel debate