Argentine Treasury Minister Dujovne and Central Bank President Sturzenegger welcome global economic leaders to Buenos Aires
Argentine Treasury Minister, Nicolás Dujovne and President of the Argentine Central Bank, Federico Sturzenegger, opened the First G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors this morning.
With a welcome reception hosted by Argentine Treasury Minister, Nicolás Dujovne and President of the Argentine Central Bank, Federico Sturzenegger, the First G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors began this morning at the Buenos Aires Exhibition & Convention Centre (CEC).
Highlighting the relevance of the forum as a space for global discussion, Dujovne and Sturzenegger emphasized the importance of driving an agenda that leads to inclusive growth.
Working sessions officially began at 12.30 pm local time in the plenary room. 22 finance ministers, 17 central bank governors, and 10 heads of international organizations are taking part. The global economy and framework for growth is the first issue on the agenda; delegates will assess the main risks and opportunities in the current global environment.
The future of work and infrastructure, two of the priorities chosen by the Argentine G20 presidency, are the other issues on today's agenda.
At 4.45 pm local time, Minister Dujovne and OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría will hold a joint press conference, followed by the official family photo. Afterwards, finance ministers and central bank governors will participate in a recreational activity at the Argentine Polo Grounds in the Palermo neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.