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FFD Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Systemic Issues (Washington, DC)


Date: November 16-17, 2004

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue: International Monetary Fund, 700 19th Street, NW, Room 2-530, Washington, DC

Co-sponsored by: Foreign Ministry of Sweden, UN Financing for Development Office, UN Foundation, New Rules for Global Finance


Click on presenters name to obtain their background paper or remarks.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

9:00-10:30am Session 1: Introductions and Overview

  • Moderator: Torgny Holmgren, EGDI, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
  • Welcome: Jo Marie Griesgraber, New Rules for Global Finance Coalition
  • Background: Aldo Caliari, Center of Concern
  • Overview: Research on 4 Scenarios, Keith Bezanson, Francisco Sagasti, IDS/Sussex; Foreign Ministry of Sweden

10:30 – 11:00am Coffee Break

11:00-12:30am Session 2: Review of Official Reform Agenda

12:30–2:00pm Lunch: World Bank

2:00– 3:30pm Session 3: Crisis Prevention

  • Moderator: Irfan ul Haque, South Voice, New Rules for Global Finance
  • Overview: Brad Setser, Consultant, co-author Bailouts and Bail-ins

3:30-4:00pm Coffee break

4:00–5:30pm Session 4: Credit in Times of Crisis

Reception Follows Immediately

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

9:00–10:30am Session 5: Management of Flows and Risk

10:30–11:00am Coffee Break

11:00am–12:30pm Session 6: Global Governance

  • Moderator: James Weaver
  • Overview: Colin Bradford
  • Expert: Leo Van Houtven, formerly IMF Secretary

12:30pm–2:00pm Lunch Buffet

2:00pm–3:30pm Session 7: Conclusions and Next Steps:

  • Frank Schroeder, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung New York Office

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