Two Women nominated to chair IMF Development Committee, including Caribbean’s Mia Mottley

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Two Women nominated to chair IMF Development Committee, including Caribbean’s Mia Mottley

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Two women representing the Caribbean and Latin America are nominated to chair the joint World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Development Committee (DC), further supporting the notion that the global financial crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is not all bad.

Today, it was announced that once approved, beginning November 2020, Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados has agreed to a one-year stint as chair of the IMF Development Committee and also agreeable is Azucena Arbeleche, the Minister of Economy and Finance for Uruguay, who would begin her tenure in November of 2021, once approved for the chairmanship.  

“We are honoured by these nominations. We are aware of the challenging times all countries, especially developing ones, are facing, and the relevant role that multilateral organisations, like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, must play in supporting all client countries during this health and socio-economic crisis,” the nominees said.

Click here to read the full article published by Magnetic Media on 13 August 2020.

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