Director General meets heads of World Bank and IMF

Director General meets heads of World Bank and IMF

MUNICH, 19 February 2022 - During the Munich Security Conference, 17-19 February, the new Director General of UNIDO, Gerd Müller, met with David R. Malpass, President of the World Bank Group, and with Kristalina Georgieva, Chair and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). UNIDO and both institutions look back at a long and successful working relationship.

The Director General and the two representatives discussed options on how to foster cooperation between UNIDO and the World Bank and the IMF. This should provide developing countries with the support, knowledge and financial resources needed for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.