ISERH JOINED IMF/WORLD BANK GROUP 2017 ANNUAL MEETINGS
Abdulahi Abayomi Abdulraheem, ISERH Exc. Director
Annually, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank hold annual meetings to discuss global issues and mark the end of the year’s activities. Initiative for Sound Education, Relationship & Health (ISERH) was among the 1,070 invited global CSOs that participated alongside 1,027 Observers; 1,023 Press; and 5,560 Guests that includes: government officials, central banks’ governors, delegates, ED staff, and captains of industries; in the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2017| Washington DC. Getting selected as a participating CSO required a thorough process, organization’s website and projects/activities reviews, and submission of certain documents like: Certificate of Incorporation, Organization’s Constitutions, Incorporated Trustees, etc.
Adrienner Cheasty – Deputy Director, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department with ISERH Exc. Director
Abdulahi Abayomi Abdulraheem, ISERH Exc. Director, who represented this organization at the event participated in a lot of sessions, made few presentations, asked certain important questions, and provided contributions. His curiousity for knowledge granted us over 30 different IMF/World Bank publications worth thousands of dollars, a year free access to IMF eLIBRARY, an IMF e-LIBRARY flash drive, got IMF Connect Account, and the registration of ISERH among the global CSOs that subscribed to the new IMF project: #Women4Growth.
ISERH Exc . Director with Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly – Burkina Faso’s Minister of Economy, Finance and Development;
and Debapriya Bhattacharya - Envoy to United Nations Geneva Office
Alongside the Exc. Director of Knowledge Aid Initiative, Success Ojo, ISERH Exc. Director shared the impacts of ISERH’s projects on education, leadership development, health, and peaceful living at every section he had the opportunity to interact with dignitaries. He was privileged to meet and engaged in one-on-one conversations with the likes of: Adrienner Cheasty – Deputy Director, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department; Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly – Burkina Faso’s Minister of Economy, Finance and Development; Debapriya Bhattacharya - Envoy to United Nations Geneva Office; Miguel Schloss – Director, Advisory Board, Global Development Advisors; J. Sanpha Koroma – Sierra Leone’s Former Central Bank Governor and the Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Union Trust Bank Limited; Suzzanne Alavi – IMF Project Assistant; Success Ojo – Exc. Director, Knowledge Aid Initiative (KAI); etc.
ISERH Exc. Director with J. Sanpha Koroma – Sierra Leone’s Former Central Bank Governor and the Founder/Chief Executive Officer, Union Trust Bank Limited
As we appreciate this opportunity of being featured in a crucial global gathering and looking forward to participate in the next IMF/World Bank Annual Meeting 2018|Indonesia, we are recommitting ourself to our mission and vision of building for the world ‘A Peaceful, Informed and Healthy Nation of Ethical Leaders’.