World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings - Washington D.C., October 2007
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The 2007 Annual Meetings of World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be held over a 3-day period, from October 20 to 22, at the WB and IMF headquarters in Washington D.C. Civil society groups are organising events from October 18. Also, from October 14 to 21, various citizen actions and mobilizations will take place worldwide, as part of the Week of Global Action vs. Debt and IFIs. Check the IFIwatchnet coverage during the annual meetings season and keep yourself informed with day to day updates and analysis! *** Contribute to IFIwatchnet WEBLOG ***

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