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Looking Ahead to Chart Today’s Course: The Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa

Opening Remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

As Prepared for Delivery Introduction Thank you, Minister Gyan-Baffour, for that kind introduction. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Vice-President Bawumia and the Ghanaian government for co-hosting this conference with the IMF. Your excellency, Vice-President Bawumia, Minister Gyan-Baffour, honored guests — it is my pleasure to welcome…

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Inclusive Growth and Job Creation in Egypt

Remarks to the Government of Egypt-IMF Conference: IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton

Thank you for Minister El-Garhy for your kind introduction. I am very happy to be in Cairo, and honored to see that we are joined this evening by such a distinguished group. I would like to thank the Government of Egypt for agreeing to organize this conference with the IMF.…

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World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund to Hold 2021 Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Morocco

The last time the Annual Meetings were held in Africa was in 1973, in Nairobi, Kenya

The 2021 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, in October 2021, following a vote by the Boards of Governors of the two institutions. The Annual Meetings bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private…

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Central Bank of Egypt and Government of Egypt to Host Inclusive Growth and Job Creation Conference in Egypt

The conference will bring together international and Egyptian high-level policymakers and other experts to exchange perspectives, and to reflect on successful international reform experience and how these could be relevant in the Egyptian context

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Government of Egypt will co-host a high-level conference in Cairo on May 5-6, 2018, on promoting higher economic growth and job creation in Egypt. The aim of this event is to recognize the successes in macroeconomic stabilization…

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Peer-Learning Event on Gender Equality

Over the past two decades, Rwanda has emerged as a leader in advancing gender equality and is ranked among the top performing countries for women’s economic and political representation globally

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Rwanda Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), UN Women and Uongozi Institute convened a peer learning event on gender equality in Kigali, Rwanda, November 2 to 4. The workshop aimed at: disseminating best-practices in promoting gender equality beyond the dissemination of theoretical approaches;…

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IMF, AMF, AFESD and Government of Morocco to Host Regional Conference: “Opportunity for All—Promoting Growth, Jobs, and Inclusiveness in the Arab World”

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, AFESD Director General Chairman of the Board Abdlatif Y. Al-Hamad, and AMF Director General Chairman of the Board Abdulrahman Al Hamidy will be among the conference speakers

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development (AFESD) and Government of Morocco will co-host a high-level conference in Marrakesh, January 29–30, 2018, on promoting higher economic growth, job creation, and inclusiveness in the Arab World. Opportunities for All: Promoting Growth, Jobs,…

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IMF Managing Director to Visit the Central African Republic, Uganda and Mauritius

During her visit, Ms. Lagarde will meet with senior government officials, the private sector, CSOs, members of parliament, women leaders, and students

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will visit the Central African Republic (CAR), Uganda, and Mauritius during January 24 - February 1, 2017. During her visit, Ms. Lagarde will meet with senior government officials, the private sector, CSOs, members of parliament, women leaders, and students.…