Workshop: Canadian Perspectives on the Role of the IMF

Thursday, June 4, 2009 10:00 AM

Workshop: “The Future of the IMF: A Canadian Perspective”

On June 4, 2009 CIGI hosted in Ottawa, in partnership with the Canadian International Council, a joint task force on Canadian perspectives of the IMF's future role in the international financial system.

This workshop was the first phase of a larger project that seeks to analyze the future of the IMF in the international system, and focuses on such topics as recruitment, conditionality, surveillance, global governance, payment systems, financial regulation, HIPC program, quota reform and executive board composition.

Participants included policy practitioners from the International Monetary Fund, policy experts, academics, non-government representatives, and Jennifer Jeffs, Senior Vice President of the Canadian International Council. CIGI speakers included: Bessma Momani, John Curtis, and Eric Helleiner.


Event Speakers

CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani has a Ph.D. in political science with a focus on international political economy and is full professor and interim assistant vice‑president of international relations at the University of Waterloo.