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  • Supporting the World Bank COVID-19 response

    The Treaties Committee will be holding a public hearing on Friday to review two treaty actions relating to capital increases for two World Bank entities, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Finance Corporation.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 22 May 2020

    Committee Secretariat contact:

    Committee Secretary
    Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
    PO Box 6021
    Parliament House
    Canberra ACT 2600

    Phone: +61 2 6277 4002
    Fax: +61 2 6277 2219

    About this inquiry

    This inquiry will examine the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) General Capital Increase and Selective Capital Increase (Washington DC, 1 October 2018).

    Past Public Hearings

    22 May 2020: CANBERRA


    Inquiry Status

    Report tabled


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