Jeddah / Tashkent, 11th August 2021 - The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group will hold its 2021 Annual Meetings of its Boards of Governors from 31st August to 4th September 2021 in the beautiful city of Tashkent, Republic of Uzbekistan, at the Tashkent City Congress Center, to discuss development issues and institutional matters pertaining to their Member Countries
The Annual Meetings are attended by 57 IsDB Governors, who are primarily ministers of finance, economy, planning, and international cooperation, central bankers, and other high-ranking ministers from Member Countries, as well as high profile representatives from other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and the international development community, business sector, civil society, academia, media, and other stakeholders. More than 2,000 participants are expected.
This year’s Annual Meeting comes at the back of the unrelenting COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the world economy. It is for this reason that the meeting will mainly delve into the complex issue of dealing with current challenges occasioned by the pandemic and as well vaccine availability to contribute to spearheading an inclusive economic recovery within the Member Countries and global level.
The meetings, under extreme COVID precautions, offer an ideal platform for decision-makers to discuss challenges and explore IsDB Group member countries’ opportunities. A number of subjects will be covered in the seminars and side-events at the Annual Meeting including: building resilience amid COVID-19, showcasing of innovation for tomorrow through Transform Fund, rebuilding resilient global value chains as a pathway to global economic recovery as well as discussing youth development issues and jobs creation among other interesting topics.
The Annual Meetings also constitute an occasion during which the other members of the IsDB Group hold their General Assemblies
To access more details and the program of the events, please visit our dedicated website for the annual meeting here.
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About Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group
Rated AAA by the major rating agencies, the Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank that has been working for over 45 years to improve the lives of the communities it serves by delivering impact at scale. The Bank brings together 57-Member Countries across four continents, touching the lives of 1 in 5 of the world population. Its mission is to equip people to drive their own economic and social progress at scale, putting the infrastructure in place enabling them to fulfil their potentials. Headquartered in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, IsDB has regional hubs and centers of excellence in 11 of its Member Countries. Over the years, the Bank has evolved from a single entity into a group comprising five entities: Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) tasked with research and training, the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC).
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