The Atlantic Council’s IMF-World Bank 2023 Spring Meetings hosted special events with finance ministers and central bank governors from around the globe. Tune into highlights here.

This series complemented the GeoEconomics Center’s Bretton Woods 2.0 Project which comprises in-depth research on the future of the international financial system.



Alexis Crow

Jeremy Mark

Hung Tran

Martin Muhleisen

Recap the events

New Atlanticist

Apr 10, 2023

Highlights from the sidelines of the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings

By Atlantic Council experts

Here are our experts’ top takeaways from meetings with central bankers and finance ministers.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Playlist of past events

Past Events

Watch the opening events

Recap the week’s events


Bretton Woods 2.0 Project

The Bretton Woods 2.0 Project examines the deep challenges facing the Bretton Woods Institutions and works to reimagine the governance of international finance for the modern global economy.

New Atlanticist

Apr 4, 2023

Five ways the World Bank can redefine its role in the global economy

By Nicole Goldin, Mrugank Bhusari

With a new president on the horizon and an appetite for reform in the US and beyond, the World Bank is ready for change. It can start by focusing on these five policy priorities.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform
Modernizing the Bretton Woods institutions for the twenty-first century


Oct 17, 2022

Modernizing the Bretton Woods Institutions for the twenty-first century

By Ajay Chhibber

The challenges that led to World War II have resurfaced and created the dire need for reform of the Bretton Woods Institutions. A new system to address these challenges requires the three core “Rs”—a revised global remit, an enhanced resource base, and a mandate to monitor agreed-upon global rules.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

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