Q & A Session

Monitoring Group Pleased to Report Strong Progress Implementing Recommendations to Strengthen the International Audit, Assurance, Ethics, and Independence Standard-Setting System

February 6, 2024/IOSCO The Monitoring Group (MG) is responsible for the overall governance of the international audit, assurance, ethics, and independence standard-setting system, including conducting periodic effectiveness reviews. In July 2020, the MG issued its recommendations Strengthening the International Audit and Ethics Standard-Setting System (MG Recommendations).1 The objectives of the […]

Namibia’s Central Bank Governor Talks Maintaining Economic Stability

Ahead of Namibia’s new energy sector developments, Johannes Gawaxab, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, outlined efforts to establish an effective fiscal regime in an exclusive interview with Energy Capital & Power last September February 5, 2024/Energy Capital & Power The Bank of Namibia is seeking a balance between economic […]

Seychelles Pioneers Novel Financing Instruments and Taps IMF Climate Facility

Photo Credit: Diamond Dogs/Getty Images IMF COUNTRY FOCUS July 5, 2023/IMF Seychelles is successfully balancing conservation and economic development by tapping innovative financing instruments. The East African island nation relies largely on tourism and fishing for revenue and was the first country to issue a blue bond and to designate […]