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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Achim Steiner, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the UNDP, and wider UN system, response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss debt service suspensions, how to make strategic choices in the face of such uncertainty, and how the shadow of the crisis will affect the future of multilateralism.
CGD Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: In this series, CGD President Masood Ahmed discusses the economic and development challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with policymakers and thought-leaders in the development community. They cover a variety of topics ranging from the adoption of pandemic response strategies for low-income and fragile countries, to how best the international community can help governments, to private sector impact and how DFIs can help.