Yesterday, Secretary Lew visited Johns
Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies to deliver
remarks and participate in a discussion on the state of the global economy.
Previewing his participation in the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and
G-20 spring meetings in Washington this week, Secretary Lew spoke about the
challenges facing the international community in strengthening the global
financial system and ensuring growth and opportunity in all nations.
Secretary Lew took questions from the
Wall Street Journal’s David Wessel and later opened up the discussion to answer
students’ questions on the pressing economic matters of the day. The discussion
covered the President’s economic priorities outlined in the FY
2014 Budget as well the Treasury Department’s continued engagement with
our partners around the world.
Read the text of Secretary Lew’s remarks
and watch the video of the entire event here.
Stay tuned to our Twitter @USTreasury
for the latest news from Secretary Lew’s meetings with the international
community this week.
Anthony Reyes is the New Media Specialist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.