Are We Sitting on a New Debt Time Bomb?
Tackling the Debt Emergency
Sponsored by Eurodad, Latindadd, Afrodad, Jubilee USA Network, Jubilee Germany, Norwegian Church Aid, Debt Justice Norway
WHAT: IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings panel on rising debt levels.
This session discusses how a new debt emergency is here. Ever more countries worldwide are being forced to jeopardize human rights, development and climate goals to service rising debt costs. Are current approaches to sovereign debt resolution adequate? What does a bold reform agenda look like, and how can it gain political momentum?
WHO: Fanwell Bokosi, Executive Director, AFRODAD; Mark Flanagan, International Monetary Fund Debt Division; Eric LeCompte, Executive Director, Jubilee Network, USA; Patricia Miranda, Coordinator of Finance for Development, Latindadd; Myriam Vander Stichelle, Senior Researcher, SOMO
WHEN: 9: 00 AM – 10:30 AM EST Wednesday, October 16
WHERE: IMF Headquarters 2 - 038 838B
Only registered participants in the 2019 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings can access this event