Promoting global monetary and financial stability

Chapter 1 of the BIS's Annual Report 2023/24

Our mission, values and activities

Our mission is to support central banks' pursuit of monetary and financial stability through international cooperation, and to act as a bank for central banks.

In order to fulfil this mission, we help our member central banks navigate the opportunities and challenges they face and provide insights and services to support their work.

Innovation BIS 2025

Innovation BIS 2025 was launched in financial year 2019/20 to help the BIS meet the needs of our central bank stakeholders in times of rapid economic and technological change. The strategic choices and investment the Bank has made also enable us to be more flexible, adaptable and inclusive by developing new ways of working. As of the end of financial year 2023/24, 90% of the strategy had been successfully delivered.

Highlights 2023/24

This timeline highlights some of the many milestones achieved and announcements made by the BIS in financial year 2023/24.