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Breaking Financing Barriers for a Just Climate Transition in Africa
November 17, 2023
Breaking barriers to climate financing requires bold interventions at a systemic level. The goal should be a just and equitable climate transition that spans across Africa; not one that is restricted to just a handful of countries deemed "investable." Achieving this transformative agenda requires co...
3:30—5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Creditor Coordination vs Borrower Coordination: What Matters Most to Debt Management in Africa?
October 07, 2022
The international finance system is overwhelming creditor centric and is not considerate of the borrower’s needs. Creditors are often organised through “club” or “committees”, such as the Paris Club, which exclude the Borrower from negotiations. Subsequently, there is an urgent need to increase Borr...
10:30—11:45 AM ET
Africa Beyond COVID-19
June 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had severe economic consequences across Africa. Even as, Africa is still in the middle of the outbreak, some have started to look at what recovery might look like beyond the pandemic. Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is on course to contract by 2.8% in 2020, the deepest contrac...