Archived - Canada at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 2008

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Report on Operations Under the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Agreement Act

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Table of Contents

Foreword by the Minister of Finance

Mandate and Role of the EBRD
Countries of Operations
EBRD Membership
EBRD Governance and Oversight
How the EBRD Works

Canada and the EBRD
Benefits of Membership
Contribution to Ordinary Capital Resources
Contribution to Special Funds

Canada at the EBRD: What Happened in 2008
Nomination of a New President
The Financial Crisis and the EBRD's Operational Response
Turkey Becoming a Recipient Country
Canada's Voting Record in 2008

Canadian Policy Priorities for 2008–2010
Assessment of Progress on the 2008 Priorities and Planned Actions Going Forward
1. Governance and Accountability
2. Institutional Effectiveness
3. Environmental Sustainability and Gender Equality


Annex 1—2008 Governor's Speech

Annex 2—Summary of the Transition Report

Annex 3—CIDA Programming in EBRD Countries of Operations