World Bank ConferenceWorld Bank:
Global Conference on
Capital Markets Development at the Subnational Level

New York, New York: 15-18 February 2000

Fact Sheet

This conference is the culmination of a two-year initiative organized in partnership with the private sector, multilateral and bilateral institutions, the academia, and World Bank Group members.


The objective of the conference is to improve participantsí knowledge and ability to analyze the financial capacity of regional and local governments and levels of creditworthiness as an input to better assess how to use financial instruments including sub-national capital markets. The conference will facilitate links between private and public sectors, and set the new agenda for promoting a sound development of capital markets at the sub-national level.


The conference will bring together government officials from emerging economies, governors and mayors from provinces/states and cities that have accessed the capital markets in the domestic and international markets, international corporate leaders, investors and credit-rating agencies.

By participating you will be able to share experiences and ideas with regional and local leaders and city executives from every region of the world as well as the international business and investment community.


February 15-18, 2000


New York Hilton and Towers, 1335 Ave of The Americas, New York, NY 10019, USA

Tel: 1-800-445-8667 or 1-212-261-5870


For more information about the program agenda or exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Malcolm Locke, Executive Director, World congress,,

Tel: 212-869-7567 ext.15

For information about how to become a media partner or supporting association, please contact Kristina Sjogren, VP Marketing and Communications, World Congress,,

Tel: 1-212-869-7567 ext.64.


Call 1-800-647-7600 or 1-212-869-7567

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