Nov 30, 2020

Dec 4, 2020

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Application Deadline:

Oct 02, 2020


Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

Target Audience

Lawyers, senior lawyers, and other professionals from central banks, ministries of finance and of justice, and other agencies in emerging market countries with responsibilities related to legal aspects of relations with international financial institutions (IFIs).

Qualifications and Requirements

Participants should have five years of relevant work experience and preferably a law degree.

Course Description

This course, presented by the Legal Department, covers legal, institutional, and operational features of IFIs (primarily the IMF and the World Bank), and explores the linkages between these institutions and their members. Institutions to be covered each year may vary.

The training will be delivered virtually over 5 days (about 4-6 hours daily), through a combination of in-persons discussions, lectures, videos, exercises, break out groups, interactive polling, and digital media.