MPDD Seminar Series on
The Current G20 Agenda:
Implications for Developing Countries
Dr. Amar Bhattacharya
Director, G24 Secretariat
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Meeting Room H,
United Nations Conference Centre
The Macroeconomic Policy and Development Division is pleased to announce an MPDD Seminar on “The Current G20 Agenda: Implications for Developing Countries” by Dr. Amar Bhattacharya on 9 June 2011, 1330-1500 hours at Meeting Room H, United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok.
Mr. Amar Bhattacharya is Director of the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development. The G24 Secretariat serves the G24 Finance Ministers and their officials in the deliberations and work program of the Group and interface with other bodies including the G20. Prior to taking up his current position, Mr. Bhattacharya had a long-standing career in the World Bank. In his last position, he was advisor to the President and Senior Management on the Bank's engagement with key international groupings and institutions including the IMF, G7, G20, OECD and Financial Stability Forum. He has had a long standing engagement with issues of global governance and reform of the international financial as well as aid architecture. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Delhi and Brandeis University and his graduate education at Princeton University.