Latin America in focus: Managing debt sustainability and external shocks

Latin America in focus:  Managing debt sustainability and external shocks

Virtual panel   Virtual   
  Wed 4 May 2022 15:00 - 16:30

This high-level panel discussion will discuss the macroeconomic impact of Covid-19, the state of public finances and debt in the Latin American region. The objective is to bring together leading debt management offices and investors to discuss policy considerations and lessons learned on public debt, how to rebalance in favour of more capital market financing and strengthening local financing resources.

Themes of the panel discussion will include:

  • Lessons learned for public finance and public debt
  • Impact of interest rate hikes and inflation risk
  • Developing and strengthening capital markets for the region
  • Outlook for green and social bonds



Mauricio Cárdenas
Former Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Colombia
Herman Kamil
Head of Sovereign Debt Management
Ministry of Economy and Finance, Uruguay
Patricio Sepulveda Carmona
Head of the Public Debt Office
Ministry of Finance, Chile
Maria del Carmen Bonilla
Maria del Carmen Bonilla
Deputy Undersecretary for Public Credit
Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, Mexico
Cesar Arias
General Director of Public Credit and National Treasurer
Ministry of Finance, Colombia

15:00 – 16:30 (London)
10:00 – 11:30 (New York)
22:00 – 23:30 (Singapore)

This meeting will be recorded and will be available on OMFIF On Demand

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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