National Press Club

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

January 15, 2014 1:00 PM

Location: Ballroom

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International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde will talk about world's economy at a National Press Club luncheon in her first press appearance in 2014. Lagarde will speak immediately after returning from a trip to Africa.

As the leader of the IMF, Lagarde has in hand economic research of the organization's 188 member countries. She'll discuss the prospects for US and global economic growth, recovery in the European Union, and the IMF's mission to support low-income countries by increasing the availability of credit.

Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1:30 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2:30 p.m. NOTE: This is different from the customary NPC luncheon schedule.

Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members ( NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $36 for all other non-member tickets. For questions, please email or call (202) 662 – 7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

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