On February 24, UNDP hosted an online-discussion on our proposal for Debt Relief for a Green and Inclusive Recovery. Read the full announcement here.
Three of the report authors, Shamshad Akhtar, Stephany Griffith-Jones, and Ulrich Volz presented its key elements and calls for action.
They were then joined by the UNDP colleagues
- Luis Felipe Lopez Calva (UN ASG and UNDP Director, RBLAC),
- Celine Moyroud (UNDP Resident Representative, Lebanon) and
- Raymond Gilpin (Chief Economist, UNDP Africa).
The discussion was moderated by George Gray Molina (GPN Chief Economist, UNDP).
Full Video Recording:
Moritz Kraemer, Senior Advisor to the Debt Relief for a Green and Inclusive Recovery Project and contributor to our report, has been interviewed by CNBC Africa on the way forward for African Debt.
Listen yourself to the interesting conversation, that features the DRGR proposal and reflects the concerns of African bond issuers about market access.
On Wednesday, 28. October 2020 the DRGR proposal received several positive commentaries at a pre-launch event at the World Bank. German Executive Director Jürgen Zattler invited multiple report authors to present the core ideas of our report.