April 8, 2019

Minister of Finance to Speak at Georgetown University, Attend Meetings of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, IMF and World Bank

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will attend meetings of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, and the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group in Washington, DC, on April 11 to 13, 2019.

Background Telephone Briefing

Rob Stewart, Associate Deputy Minister and G7/G20/Financial Stability Board Deputy for Canada, will provide a background telephone briefing for media prior to the trip.

The briefing is for background information only.

Date and Time of Briefing

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
12:00 p.m. ET

Teleconference Information

613-960-7518 / or toll-free 866-805-7923 in North America
Access code: 4251023#

This background briefing is for journalists only.

Journalists should dial in at least 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

Minister Morneau's Core Program (All Times Local)

Thursday, April 11

9:30 a.m.

Minister Morneau will participate in a discussion with students at Georgetown University. A media availability will follow.
Location: Room 150, Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets, NW, Washington, DC

7:30 p.m.

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

Friday, April 12

9:45 a.m.

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

12:00 p.m.

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

12:15 p.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Development Committee working lunch.
Location: World Bank Building, 1818 H Street NW

1:30 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the Financial Action Task Force ministerial meeting.
Location: IMF Building (HQ1)

2:45 p.m.

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

4:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, April 13

8:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee working breakfast.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

9:30 a.m.

Group photograph of the International Monetary and Financial Committee Governors.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2 Atrium)

10:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee plenary.
Location: IMF Building (HQ2)

Media may contact:

Pierre-Olivier Herbert
Director of Media Relations
Office of the Minister of Finance
pierre-olivier.herbert@canada.ca
613-369-5696

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

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