High-Level Forum on Debt Cancellation for Somalia

April 12, 2019, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
U.S. Institute of Peace, Bush Building
2301 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington DC 20037
 
Moderator: 
Eric LeCompte, Executive Director, Jubilee USA Network 
Panelists: 
H.E. Dr. Abdirahman D. Beileh, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Somalia
Nnenna Nwabufo, Deputy Director General, African Development Bank East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office
Helima Adan, Deputy Director for Save Somali Women and Children (SSWC), Somalia and Somalia NGO Consortium, Somalia NGO Consortium
The American Friends Service Committee and the Somalia NGO Consortium, in collaboration with Jubilee USA Network and Somalia Working Group, will host a high-level forum on debt cancellation for Somalia. The forum will bring together key stakeholders to discuss  the impact of external debt burdens on social and economic development and the need for the international community to support Somalia’s agenda for debt cancellation. H.E. Dr. Abdirahman D. Beileh, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Somalia will provide a keynote address highlighting achievements made thus far and reiterate his government’s commitment to meeting conditions for debt cancellation.
Sponsors: American Friends Service Committee, the Somalia NGO Consortium, Somalia Working Group, Jubilee USA Network and African Faith and Justice Network 
Please RSVP to Faye Lee at coord@jubileeusa.org
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