Press Release: YDC send young Canadians to the 2017 World Bank-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, CANADA – MARCH 31, 2017

Young Diplomats of Canada (YDC) is excited to announce the selection of a delegation of five of Canada's brightest young leaders to attend the 2017 World Bank - International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington, D.C. From April 17 to 22, delegates will represent Canadian youth and attend meetings at the WB and IMF headquarters.

The delegation recruited from a nationally competitive pool of applicants and are equipped to address critical issues regarding macroeconomic policy, from both a Canadian and international perspective.

At the WB-IMF Meetings, global leaders and civil society will come together to discuss the work of their institutions. YDC Delegates will attend seminars alongside official meetings, engaging in creative and constructive dialogue  around issues of global importance, including poverty eradication and aid effectiveness.

YDC Head Delegate, Adam Moscoe, believes ”Canadian youth are harnessing diversity and innovation to advance inclusive and sustainable growth, and they understand first-hand the importance of ensuring that globalization yields tangible benefits and opportunities for all. The YDC delegation believes the World Bank and International Monetary Fund have a vital role to play during this transformative moment for the global economy, and we will be focused on advancing the priorities of young people during the Spring Meetings”.

Biographical info on YDC’s Delegates to the WB-IMF Spring Meetings is accessible here.

To learn more about the YDC Delegation to the 2017 WB-IMF Spring Meetings, please contact:

    Sally Dimachki
    Director of Communications - Directrice des communications
    Young Diplomats of Canada - Les Jeunes diplomates du Canada
    email: sally@youngdiplomats.ca