Climate & IMF: a learning series - IMF structure and how decisions are made

01 July 2021
03PM-04PM
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CLIMATE & IMF: A LEARNING SERIES

 Interested in influencing the IMF on climate & energy issues? Oxfam is hosting a four-part learning series directed at civil society and will explore a range of relevant themes throughout the coming months.

 

 Session 1: May 26th 2021:  IMF and the "macro-critical" issues of climate, inequality and gender

Session 2: July 1st, 2021 9-10:30am DC time: IMF structure and how decisions are made 

Session 3 date tbc: Breaking down a "Just Transition"

Session 4 date tbc: Debt and Climate

 

VIRTUAL MONTHLY SESSIONS

 JOIN THE SECOND IN THE SERIES ON THURSDAY, JULY 1ST @ 9-10:30AM DC time!

In this second session, IMF structure and how decisions are madewe’ll be demystifying the IMF, discussing how it is set up from its staff structure to its Board of Directors and Governors, and discussing different opportunities to influence this institution. How is the IMF's structure different from the World Bank's? What is the role of mission chiefs? Is the IMF required to consult with civil society? To influence the IMF on any issue, be its direction on climate policy, or the conditionality attached to a particular loan program, one of the most important things is understanding who makes decisions and how. 

 We’ll have a fairly informal set up and leave a healthy amount of time for questions and discussion. And we’ll be sure to keep it a lively and informative session where I am sure we will all learn greatly from one another! Do join us and share with others in civil society that you think would be interested. This session is limited to participation from civil society and allies within academia.

 

Moderator: Nadia Daar, Oxfam International

Presenter: Aldo Caliari, Jubilee USA

With inputs and sharing of experiences from a few others :)

 

ZOOM LINK FOR SESSION 2 (Registration not required): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82179308641?pwd=bmt4SjRXN0VuSU80Sm1ZR3FWN3JtZz09

INTERESTED IN THE OTHER SESSIONS? RSVP here to receive calendar invitations once dates are confirmed: https://tinyurl.com/pmksdrxf

 

For any questions or further information please contact [email protected] 

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