Waterloo, Canada – The Global Economy Program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is on the ground in Lima, Peru for the IMF Annual Meeting 2015 from October 6-11, with experts available for media interviews and commentary.

Throughout the week, CIGI will host and participate in a series of events on priority areas for the IMF Annual Meetings, including G20 agenda-setting, Greece and the euro crisis, sovereign debt restructuring, financing sustainable development, international financial regulation and central banking, and the overall global economic landscape.

Online Resources: CIGI’s one-stop online resource on the “IMF and World Bank Group Meetings” provides easy access to information on the think tank’s events in Lima, Peru and frequent on-the-ground updates including commentary, videos, and experts’ blogs, as well as publications, such as CIGI’s New Thinking and the New G20 series and more. For more information, visit: https://www.cigionline.org/activity/imf-and-world-bank-group-meetings

 CIGI Experts Available for Interview

  • Thomas Bernes, Distinguished Fellows – IMF-related commentary, G20 agenda-setting
  • Malcolm Knight, Distinguished Fellow – IMF-related commentary, Financial Stability Board, G20
  • Kevin Carmichael, Senior Fellow – IMF-related commentary
  • Domenico Lombardi, Director, Global Economy Program – sovereign debt restructuring, G20 agenda-setting
  • Miranda Xafa, Senior Fellow – IMF-related commentary, Greece and the euro crisis, sovereign debt restructuring
  • Pierre Siklos, Senior Fellow – IMF-related commentary , international financial regulation and central banking
  • Olaf Weber, Senior Fellow – financing sustainable development
  • Samantha St. Amand, Research Associate IMF-related commentary, international financial regulation and central banking

For more information on CIGI’s experts, visit https://www.cigionline.org/experts


Media interested in arranging interviews should contact:
Tammy Bender, Manager, Communications, CIGI
Tel: 519.998.1861, Email: [email protected]

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org

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