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, 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org directly for membership details.