Our 7 Takeaways from the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Marrakech

We are delighted to share 7 Insights from our recent attendance at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meetings, held in the beautiful city of Marrakech.

It’s always a pleasure to return to the IMF and the World Bank’s Annual Meetings, and this year was no exception. For the first time in 50 years, they returned to Africa, sending a signal of support and confidence to probably the most decisive continent when it comes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. What’s remarkable is how the government and both institutions have managed to turn a tragic earthquake, just a month ago, into an opportunity to support the country in building back better.

Throughout the week, the sentiment was one of seriousness, focus, and a lively exchange of ideas aimed at practical improvements to help meet the Sustainable Development Goals on a global scale.

In a world that often leans towards doubt, cynicism, and conspiracy, the atmosphere in Marrakech was a breath of fresh air. Here, the emphasis was on achieving positive results and making a tangible impact. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this community, where I can actively contribute my fair share to the pursuit of sustainable development..

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