On April 11, the US-Korea Institute at SAIS will host the second half of the two-day conference: “Reviving Growth and Building Resilience in the Global Economy.” This conference co-organized by the Australian G20 Presidency and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee and sponsored by the US-Korea Institute at SAIS, the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy and UBS, to explore the relevance of the existing international financial architecture in the context of the challenges the global economy is facing now and in coming decades, global interconnectedness and emerging markets. The outcomes of this conference will help inform future G20 work.
The conference is by invitation only. However, speeches by Sung-soo Eun, Deputy Minister for International Economic Affairs, ROK Ministry of Strategy and Finance, and Martin Parkinson, Treasury Secretary, G20, Commonwealth of Australia are open to the media. Both speakers will address the question of whether and how the Bretton Woods Institutions are still relevant for emerging market economies. Speeches will run from 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm. RSVP is required. Members of the press should have active press credentials and can RSVP to Jenny Town at email@example.com.