The event takes place in the context of the IMF-World Bank Annual meetings in Bali and is organised by Center for Global Development, LSE Institute of Global Affairs, and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee. For more information contact Mark Plant (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In May 2017 the G20 Ministers of Finance appointed the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) on global financial governance, led by the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam, to review the governance of the international financial institutions, looking at their coherence and effectiveness in supporting the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, managing capital flows, assessing risks to financial resilience and addressing non-financial threats to growth and stability.
The EPG report will be presented to the G20 Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors at the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia on October 11th, 2018. Plans are being prepared for the implementation under Japan’s G20 Presidency and beyond. This seminar is the first among a series of meetings and follow-up activities that the seminar organisers plan to hold over the next three years as the EPG report goes through this implementation phase.
The event is intended to solicit and discuss the perspectives of three groups of stakeholders whose engagement is critical in delivering on the EPG’s objectives:
• Development policy officials from advanced countries, emerging markets and low-income developing countries beyond the G20;
• Representatives of civil society engaged in the development debate; and
• Representatives of the key international financial institutions whose individual and collective actions the EPG is aiming to shape.