Spring in Washington, D.C. means cherry blossoms, warmer weather, and of course the of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund. And with them, the buzz and crowds nearly rival those at ground zero for spring in D.C. at the National Mall’s reflecting pools.
The meetings and related events, held April 9–14, are attended by about 2,800 delegates from member countries, 350 observer organization representatives, 800 members of the press, and 550 representatives from civil society organizations.
On the menu this year for those of us in the PPP, infrastructure, and private-sector finance arena are a number of events highlighting the management of PPPs and fiscal risk, how to drive investment to fragile settings, and the power of partnerships. All the below events (except the first) have been or will be live-streamed and can be replayed, so wherever you are in the world you can tune in to learn more.