World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings - Washington D.C., April 2007
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Spring Meetings - Each Spring, the joint Bank-IMF Development Committee and the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee hold meetings to discuss progress on the work of the Bank and Fund. This year the meetings will be held over the weekend of April 14-15 in Washington, D.C.. As in previous years, a Program of Policy Dialogues for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will be organized between April 12-16, 2007. Civil society representatives who will be attending the Meetings are developing a special coverage from there.*** Contribute to IFIwatchnet WEBLOG *** See 2007 Spring Meetings of the World Bank/IMF by Bank Information Center

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