The 2016 Global Meeting of the Emerging Markets Forum was held in Marriott Marquis Washington DC on October 9-11, 2016.

Final Program

Program as of September 27, 2016

Participants’ Profiles



Imaging Africa 40 Years from Now – Theodore Ahlers, Senior Associate, Centennial Group

The World in 2050 – Harinder Kohli, Chief Executive, Emerging Markets Forum

The Resilience Index: a 2016 Update – Jose Fajgenbaum, Director, Centennial Group; and Harpaul Kohli, Manager, Information Analytics, Centennial Group

Reforming the International Monetary System –  Bernard Snoy, President, The Robert Triffin International Association

Beyond Growth: Sustainability of Our Planet – Private Sector Finance Initiatives– Britta Rendlen, Head, Sustainable Finance WWF Switzerland

The IIF Green Finance Workshop speech by Mr. Caio Koch-Weser, Chairman of the Board of European Climate Foundation


Background Papers

Reform of the Global Monetary System

Overview of the book The World in 2050

Eradicating Poverty, Reducing Inequality and Promoting Sustainable Development

Resilience Index 2016 Update by Centennial Group

Africa 2050 Update Policy Papers:

Africa 2050 Update

InfrastructureEconomic diversification of African economies

Economic diversification of African economies

The impact of commodity terms of trade in Africa: Curse, blessing, or manageable reality?

Regional economic integration in Africa

Africa’s inclusive growth challenge: Reducing deprivation and creating jobs

– Sustainable Finance