October 11, 2017

Minister of Finance to Attend Meetings of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, IMF and World Bank in Washington, D.C.

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will attend meetings of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors and the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group in Washington, D.C., on October 11-14, 2017. Here is the Minister's core program.

Wednesday, October 11

9:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will deliver introductory remarks at a symposium hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies entitled "Towards a Shareholder Consensus on the Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) System".

A live stream of the event is available here:
https://www.csis.org/events/towards-shareholder-consensus-mdb-system
Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

3:00 p.m.

Minister Morneau will attend a meeting of the Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean.
Location: Inter-American Development Bank, 1300 New York Avenue NW

Thursday, October 12

8:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will chair the Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting.
Location: International Monetary Fund Building (HQ2), 1900 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

12:30 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the "CNN Debate on the Global Economy", along with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and others.

The event is open to media and a live stream is available here:
https://www.imf.org/external/POS_Meetings/SeminarDetails.aspx?SeminarId=268
Location: IMF Building (HQ1 Atrium), 700 19th Street NW

7:00 p.m.

Group photograph of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2 Atrium)

7:15 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors working dinner.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

Friday, October 13

10:30 a.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meetings.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

12:15 p.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the Development Committee luncheon.
Location: World Bank Building, 1818 H Street NW

2:30 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) Introductory Session.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

4:30 p.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the Early Warning Exercise meeting.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

Saturday, October 14

7:30 a.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the IMFC working breakfast.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

9:40 a.m.

Group photograph of the IMFC Governors.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2 Atrium)

10:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the IMFC Plenary.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

Media may contact:

Chloé Luciani-Girouard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance
chloe.luciani-girouard@canada.ca
613-462-5469

Media Relations
Department of Finance Canada
fin.media-media.fin@canada.ca
613-369-4000

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