Previewing the IMF World Bank Annual Meetings

The annual IMF and World Bank meetings are taking place in Washington this week. Graham Ackerman, a senior associate director from APCO’s global solutions practice in London, previewed the meetings and shared three things to look for.

Analyzing the Japanese General Election

We are now less than two weeks from the Japanese general election. Dr. Joshua Walker, senior director, global programs, shared three things to know about the upcoming election, explaining what’s at stake, what the impact will be and if we should expect an October surprise.

Explaining the American Health Insurance System

The American health insurance system has been shaped by a variety of cultural, economic and political factors. Ahead of his trip to Germany to discuss the system, Bill Pierce, a senior director in APCO’s Washington-based health policy practice, shared three things to know about the U.S. health care system, and its development.

Briefly Noted

  • Dr. Joshua Walker, senior director, global programs, joined BBC World News to discuss the latest developments in U.S.-Turkey relations.

Recent Research

APCO Insight's TradeMarks Study reveals that, in the new operating environment in Washington, trade associations that are effective in state and local issues are getting credit at the federal level.

Watch this space for more findings from the TadeMarks Study in the coming weeks.

 


Upcoming Events

Annual IMF-World Bank Meetings
October 9-15
Washington 

National Congress of the Communist Party of China
October 18
Beijing

Japanese General Election
October 22
Japan

James Beard Foundation Food Summit
October 23-24
New York

Africa Global Business Forum
November 1-2
Dubai 

C200 Annual Conference
November 2-5
Miami


Looking ahead to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China 

Check out this infographic from APCO’s team in China, previewing the upcoming National Congress of the Communist Party of China. Look for further analysis on the topic in the next edition of APCO Newsroom.

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