World Bank Spring Meetings 2019

The World Bank Spring Meetings will take place April 8–12, 2019, in Washington, DC.


Global Parliamentary Conference

April 8–9 (Monday–Tuesday) | Registration required. ONLY for MPs | LEARN MORE

Co-organized by the World Bank Group (WBG), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF, the Global Conference is our flagship event, bringing together some 200 Parliamentarians from World Bank and IMF member countries, partner parliamentary organizations, in addition to top officials from the World Bank and the IMF. The Global Conference is also an opportunity to identify the Network’s policy foci for the upcoming years.

Civil Society Policy Forum

April 9–12 (Tuesday–Friday) | Registration required for the CSPF. Open to those registered. | LEARN MORE

The Forum will take place from April 9-12 in Washington, DC as a part of the World Bank Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) and provides an open space for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to dialogue and exchange views with World Bank and IMF staff, their peers, government delegations, and other stakeholders on a wide range of topics.

Other Sessions

The Economic and Social Case for Human Capital Investments

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2–3pm
  • WB HQ: MC Preston Auditorium
  • Open to all registered for WB meetings

CSO Innovation Fair

Human Capital Theme

  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2–6pm
  • WB HQ: MC Atrium
  • Open to all registered for WB meetings

Building Human Capital in Africa: The Future of a Generation

Featuring the launch of the Africa Human Capital Business Plan

  • Thursday, April 11, 9:30–11:00am
  • WB HQ: MC Preston Auditorium
  • Open to all registered for WB meetings

The Learning Revolution

  • Friday, April 12, 2:20–4:00pm
  • WB HQ: MC- Preston Auditorium
  • Open to all registered for WB meetings