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Development Committee logoFuture Development Committee Meetings
The joint Bank-IMF Development Committee meets every fall at the time of the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF, and every spring at the Spring Meetings, The Spring Development Committee will take place in Washington DC on April 18, 2015.

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Marek Belka Chairman of the Development Committee 
Marek Belka is the Development Committee Chairman since November 3, 2011. He was appointed President of the National Bank of Poland in June 2010.

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Mahmoud Mohieldin Development Committee Secretariat 
The Secretariat carries out the diverse day-to-day work of the Committee on the growing number of development issues, as well as the coordination of international efforts of financing development...

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Click on photo to enlarge and see names of Spring 2014 Development Committee members

What is the Development Committee
Development Committee is a ministerial-level forum of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund for intergovernmental consensus-building on development issues.
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Flags of Member Countries at the World Bank headquarters lobby

Members and Observers
The Committee has 25 members, usually Ministers of Finance or Development, and who represent the full membership of the Bank and Fund. They are appointed by each of the countries, or groups of countries, represented on the Boards of Executive Directors of the Bank and Fund
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Chairman Al Khalifa and Executive Secretary Kiyoshi in the Development Committee meeting, April 25, 2010

Archive - Chairmen - Executive Secretaries and Venues

Lists of Former Chairmen, Executive Secretaries and Previous Meetings