The Opening Session of the Board of Governors will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, 17 May. The Opening Session, which provides an overview of the key themes of the Annual Meeting, will include addresses from the Host Country Guest of Honour, the Chair of the Board of Governors and the EBRD President.
- HE Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President, Republic of Uzbekistan
- Odile Renaud-Basso, President, EBRD
- Magnus Brunner, Chair of the Board of Governors, EBRD; Minister of Finance of Austria
- Kazuhiko Koguchi, Secretary General, EBRD
- HE Sardor Umurzakov, Head of Presidential Administration, Republic of Uzbekistan, EBRD Governor