The presidency of the Leading Group is held on rotating basis by a member country for six months, currently held by Nigeria. Since its creation, the presidency has been held by Brazil, Norway, South Korea, Guinea (2nd half of 2008), France (1st half of 2009), Chile (2nd half 2009 - 1st half 2010), Japan (2nd half 2010), Mali (2011), Spain (2011-2012) and Finland (september 2012 - february 2013).
On 15 April 2011, during the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington DC, a side event has been held on the "Role of Innovative Financing" in collaboration with American civil society and the Gates Foundation (which has just joined our Group). This event, coordinated by American NGOs InterAction and Action Aid, welcomed country representatives, NGOs, private foundations and think tanks. Its programme can be found below.
11 April 2011Printable version