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02.06.01 – PUBLIC FINANCE

IMF / SOUTH AFRICA

A new IMF report said South Africa can celebrate significant progress in its first 20 years of democracy, but faces the challenge of reviving a weak economy and addressing elevated vulnerabilities; adding in structural reforms are essential to boosting sustainable, inclusive growth and job creation. IMF / RECENT

11 Dec 2014 | Read More »

IMF / EBOLA GOVERNANCE REFORM

The IMF Deputy Spokesperson Bill Murray welcomed donor countries' further support for the Ebola-affected countries. He also reiterated the importance of the IMF governance reform being ratified by the U.S. Congress, in the wake of last week's U.S. midterm elections. IMF

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / FINANCING POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT

A new UN report found that the financing needs for sustainable development were in the trillions of dollars per year, adding that annual global savings, at USD 22 trillion, are sufficient to meet these needs, but current financing and investment patterns will not deliver sustainable development. UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / LAGARDE

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors gathering for the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington this week will discuss how to break through a prolonged period of low growth and generate more growth and more jobs. IMF

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

Policymakers are facing a new global imbalance: not enough economic risk-taking in support of growth, but growing excesses in financial risk-taking, which pose challenges to financial stability, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report. IMF

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WEO PREVIEW

The International Monetary Fund's latest assessment of the global economy is that both advanced and emerging markets are failing to deliver job-creating growth this year. While the economic recovery creeps ahead, it's threatened by stubbornly low inflation in many countries and financial markets that look optimistically high. IMF

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IMF / WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

In the current global environment of sub-par growth, there is a strong case for increasing public investment in countries where conditions are right, finds a new study by the IMF. The study, which is published in the IMF's October 2014 World Economic Outlook report, examines the macroeconomic effects of public investment in a large number [...]

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / DEBATE 3

Turkish President Erdogan stressed that it has received more than 150,000 Syrian refugees in the last five days and said that Turkey is “one of the most generous countries in the world.” Speaking at the General Assembly in New York, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez briefed about the financial obstacles facing her country and noted the room [...]

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / RESTRUCTURING DEBT WRAP

The General Assembly adopted a resolution in favour of a legal framework that would help regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt. The project –proposed by Argentina- was presented by the Group of 77 + China. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / ARGENTINA DEFAULT

Commenting on Argentina's default, a UN spokesperson said "the Secretary-General's foremost concern is for the Argentine people", adding that "this case has raised crucial questions regarding sovereign debt restructuring processes. " UNIFEED-UNTV

31 Jul 2014 | Read More »

 

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