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EMEA webinar report: “Reforming International Debt Architecture: Can Debt Transparency Be Achieved for Africa” – 22 October 2020

19 Nov 2020

EMEA webinar report: “Reforming International Debt Architecture: Can Debt Transparency Be Achieved for Africa” – 22 October 2020

The focus of the webinar was to discuss the role of debt transparency in reforming the international debt architecture. The discussion was Africa specific and tackled issues such as sovereign defaults and debt relief measures, 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.

Moderator: Alonso Soto, Correspondent Nigeria, Bloomberg

Panellists:

Prof. Rym Ayadi, President, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Professor The Business School (Former CASS), London

Sonja Gibbs, International Institute of Finance

Thomas Wyatt Laryea, Orrick Law Firm

Funsho Allu, TIA Capital

Moritz Kraemer, Chief Economic Advisor, Acreditus

Kwame Sarpong Barnieh, Partner KPMG Ghana

The webinar was co-organised by TIA Capital and EMEA and took place on Thursday 22 October at 15:00 CET on Zoom

Webinar Report and Video