Hawkamah and IMF address the Governance of Central Banks
Tuesday, 01 28 2020, Category: Banking, Country: World
Hawkamah, The Institute for Corporate Governance and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) convened the sixth high-level Central Bank Governance Forum in Dubai on January 21-23, 2020.
A total of 89 representatives from 44 countries gathered for the 3-day forum, which was aimed at the governor, deputy governor and director level and at board members, senior staff with risk management, data and audit responsibilities, and partners from external auditors of the central banks. The 2020 forum addressed a number of topical issues including autonomy, financial risk management, board oversight and technological innovations.
Dr Ashraf Gamal El Din, CEO of Hawkamah, said, “Hawkamah is delighted to partner with the IMF and to host central bankers from around the world, providing them with a platform to share their experiences on a crucial element of our work – the governance of regulators. This forum focuses on the governance challenges facing central banks, which play a vital role with their responsibility for monetary policy and the stability of financial systems while balancing a very complex balance sheet.”