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October 9-11, 2015
October 9-11, 2015
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​The 2015 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund will be convened in Lima, Peru, on Friday, October 9, and are expected to close on Sunday, October 11. The Annual Meetings plenary session and all related meetings and events will take place in the Lima Convention Center, National Museum, and the National Theater. 

At the heart of the Annual Meetings are the joint World Bank Group/IMF Development Committee, and the IMF’s International Monetary and Financial Committee which discuss progress on the work of the institutions. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world’s financial markets. 

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In the context of the Annual Meetings, the World Bank Group and the IMF also help organize and host a number of related meetings of groups of country delegations, such as the G-20, G-24, Commonwealth, BRICS, as well as the Program of Seminars and other events beginning on Tuesday, October 6.  

Schedule of Key Events (information subject to change)

Admission to events is restricted by registration category, credentials, and/or invitations.

​​Friday, October 9​9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.​2015 Annual Meetings Plenary
Address from the Annual Meetings Chairman
Annual Address by President, World Bank Group
Annual Address by Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
​​​7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.​Peru Host Government Reception
Saturday, October 10​10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.​IMFC Plenary
​3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.​Development Committee Meeting
Sunday, October 11​11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Per Jacobsson Lecture


The seminars and flagship events that take place during the week of the Annual Meetings create a forum for government delegates, policy-makers, the private sector, representatives of civil society, academics and senior WBG and IMF staff to engage on the major financial and development issues currently confronting the international community. They are designed to generate discussion and debate as well as promote partnership, cooperation, and knowledge-sharing. These events are open to all accredited participants. There is no separate registration, and attendance is on a first-come, first-seated basis.

Additional information will be provided on the joint WBG/IMF website​ as it becomes available​.


A schedule of events will be provided in early September 2015.​

Under the supervision of the Corporate Secretary of the World Bank Group, the Corporate Secretariat Conferences Office, along with the Meetings Secretariat, is responsible for a wide range of services during the Meetings including: communications, registration and credentials, events services, office arrangements, hotel accommodation, language services, audio-visual support, documents and records, personnel, procurement, shipping, security, transportation and technology services.