EMEA webinar report: Debt Transparency and Infrastructure Development for Resilient Recovery in Africa

The focus of the webinar was debt transparency and infrastructure development and financing mechanisms for COVID-19 recovery in Africa. The discussion was Africa specific and tackled issues such as new financing mechanisms to fund resilient development, debt relief measures focusing on the Common Framework, the role of the international organisations (e.g. IMF and the EU), the private sector and the potential path towards debt sustainability via transparency and conditionality.

AGENDA Moderator: Alonso Soto, Correspondent Nigeria, Bloomberg Speakers:
  • Prof. Rym Ayadi, President, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Professor The Bayes Business School (Former CASS), London
  • Daniel Munevar, Senior Policy & Advocacy Officer on Debt, Eurodad
  • Nella Sri Hendriyetty, Senior CBT Economist, ADB
Discussant (s):
  • Deborah Zandstra, Partner, Clifford Chance
  • Fred Binka, Founding Partner, TIA Capital
  • Moritz Kraemer, Chief Economist, CountryRisk.io
The webinar was co-organised by TIA Capital and EMEA and took place on Tuesday 22 June at 15:00 CET on Zoom. Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5Sk5MqaxBg