Tbilisi to host int'l conference Modern Role of Central Banks in Countries with Open Small Economy
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 12 / Trend , N. Kirtskhalia/
On June 26-27, National Bank of Georgia will hold international conference Modern Role of Central Banks in Countries with Open Small Economy with the support of USAID and Asian Development Bank, a source at the National Bank said.
The conference will bring together administrators of central banks of more than 20 countries, representatives of international financial organizations and leading universities. Professor at Columbia University and Nobel Laureate Robert Mandela will deliver a keynote speaker.
Such large-scale conferences related to banking sector are held in Georgia for the first time. Financial and economic situation worldwide adds to its importance, because of the impact of financial crisis on countries with a small open economy like Georgia.
Participants at the conference will consider the impact of the global economic crisis on countries with small economies and specific measures to eliminate consequences, as well as the role of central banks to overcome the crisis, their future plans and priorities.
The conference invited representatives accredited in Georgia, diplomatic corps and international organizations, government and private sectors.
The conference will be attended by Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri and senior representatives of the executive and legislative branches. National Bank of Georgia will be presented by President Giorgi Kadagidze and other officials.
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