- As in the past, the Forum was co-chaired by Michel Camdessus, Honorary Chairman, Banque de France and former Managing Director, IMF; Enrique Garcia, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, CAF – Development Bank of Latin America; Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank (ADB); and Hiroshi Watanabe, Chairman, Institute for International Monetary Affairs.
We are delighted to announce that Mr. Linqun Jin, the founding Chairman and President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has graciously accepted our invitation to join the Emerging Markets Forum as a co-chair as well. He was with us at Lansdowne as you will see from this program.
This year, the agenda was built under the following over-arching theme: Steering Emerging Markets Economies in a Turbulent World. As in the past, this year’s Global Meeting brings together about 100 prominent policy makers, private sector leaders and intellectuals from around the world to have open and vibrant discussions on below carefully selected topics over two and half days.
• Global Economic Governance
• Prospects of Democracies
• An Action Program to Fight Inequality Worldwide
• Challenges of Improving Governance and Fighting Corruption in Emerging Markets
• Jobs and New Technologies
• Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management
• Economic Outlook of Asia
• Reviving Latin America’s Economy & Social Performance in a Turbulent World
• Claiming Africa’s Place in a Turbulent World
• Belt & Road Initiative: Policy Lessons from Central Asia and Africa
By Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor, Bank of Japan
By Aichatou Boulama Kane, Minister of Planning of Niger
By Stephen Groff, Governor of National Development Fund of Saudi Arabia
By Jorge Guzman and Jose Fajgenbaum
By Harukata Takenaka
By Mie Oba
By Megumi Muto
By Emma Porio
By Alberto Pfeifer
By Bernard Snoy
By Michel Camdessus, Co-Chair, Emerging Markets Forum
20 October 2019
In our Global Meeting this year, we will launch our new book. Click here to learn more about China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Potential Transformation of Central Asia and the South Caucasus.