Sri Lanka to host 5th SEACEN Seminars for Deputy Governors
he Central Bank of Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN), is hosting the 5th Annual SEACEN Deputy Governors Financial Stability Forum and the 5th SEACEN High Level Seminar for Deputy Governors during the period from 11th – 12th September 2014.The fifth forum of the SEACEN Deputy Governors is held on the theme “Maintaining regional financial stability in the face of potential vulnerabilities”. Around sixty delegates including Deputy Governors in charge of financial system stability of Central Banks from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Korea, Lao PDR, Macao, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, People’s Republic of China, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam are expected to attend these high level forums.
The High level Seminar is intended to provide an opportunity for the participants to exchange views and share their experiences on matters related with financial stability in the Asia-Pacific region. During the interactive sessions and panel discussions, deliberations will focus on, inter alia, current views of economic conditions and the financial stability in Global and Asia Pacific region, potential sources of financial instability over the next twelve to eighteen months within Asia Pacific focusing mainly on capital flow volatility and private sector expansion, readiness of the crisis preparedness infrastructure in the region for any near term periods of instability or turbulence that may arise in relation to current position on information sharing, legal powers and decision making authority, and macro prudential risks and controls. These forums will be facilitated with eminent resource persons from ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the SEACEN Centre and monetary authorities in the region.Subsequent to the Forum a close-door meeting of the SEACEN Deputy Governors in charge of financial stability and supervision will be held to facilitate discussions on matters relating to regional co-operation and collaboration in managing financial stability in the region and SEACEN Centre’s learning and research activities on financial stability and supervision.