OMFIF Live Broadcast   Virtual   
  Mon 26 Jul 2021 10:15 - 11:30

The Lee Kuan School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and OMFIF will host a joint discussion on debt sustainability, the future and rebooting development finance, featuring seasoned practitioners of international finance.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Debt sustainability in advanced and emerging market economies.
  • Dangers facing countries with high financial imbalances
  • New ways of mobilising development finance through improved interactions between multilateral development banks and private sector financial institutions.
  • Addressing the need for innovative finance during this global period of stress and turbulence


Lord Meghnad Desai
Chairman, OMFIF Advisory Council
Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science
Leslie Maasdorp
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
New Development Bank
Urjit Patel
Chairman, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
Governor, Reserve Bank of India (2016-18)
Danny Quah
Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Advisory Board Member, OMFIF
Ludger Schuknecht
Visiting Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Deputy Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2018-21)
Danae Kyriakopoulou
Managing Director, Sustainable Policy Institute

10:15-11:30 (London)
05:15-06:30 (New York)
17:15-18:30 (Singapore)

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This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Sovereign Debt Institute. The SDI brings together DMOs, supranational agencies, public investors and capital market banks to promote high-level strategic dialogue and co-operation to help sovereign borrowers meet the challenges they face. Please contact directly for membership details.

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