Inaugural Meeting of the V20

First ever gathering establishing the Group of Ministers of Finance of the Vulnerable Twenty (V20).


  • Chaired by H.E. Cesar V. Purisima, Hon. Secretary of Finance of the Philippines
  • Ministers/heads of delegation of the V20
  • With guest speakers:

    Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group

    Helen Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, Inernational Monetary Fund (IMF)

    Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group

    Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

    Janos Pasztor, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General on Climate

    Michel Sapin, Hon. Minister of Finance of France

    Ingrid Hoven, Director General for Global Issues, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany

    Noriyuki Mita, Deputy Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan

    Leonard Martinez, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Environment and Energy, Department of Treasury, United States

Program: Meeting Agenda (pdf, 0.1mb)


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