EMEA Webinar: The role of debt in climate finance for the Mediterranean and Africa

Climate change is one of the world’s greatest challenges, and developing countries are those paying the highest price for its impacts with a lack of instruments to mitigate and adapt. Overall, Africa is one of the lowest contributors to the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, yet key development sectors have already experienced widespread losses…

Policy paper “Infrastructure financing to enhance transparency, liquidity and sustainability” published by the T20

We are honored to announce that the policy brief “Infrastructure financing to enhance transparency, liquidity and sustainability: A policy and regulatory framework” has been published by the Task Force 8: Inclusive, Resilient, and Greener Infrastructure Investment and Financing, of the T20. The policy brief has been authored by Prof. Rym Ayadi – Professor at The…

Policy paper “A proposal for a blended financing framework for recovery and accelerated sustainable transition” published by the T20

We are happy to announce that the policy brief “A proposal for a blended financing framework for recovery and accelerated sustainable transition” has been published by the Task Force 9: Global Cooperation for SDG Financing, of the T20. The policy brief has been authored by Prof. Rym Ayadi – Professor at The Bayes Business School…

EMEA President Prof. Rym Ayadi participates at the DebtCon5, the Fifth Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference hosted by PCNS

The President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participated at DebtCon5, the Fifth Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference, highlighting that “a well-designed financial stability mechanism for Africa could address a looming debt crisis and subsequent negative spillover effects on the economies and societies.” The event was organised  on 11 May…

EMEA President Prof. Rym Ayadi lectures on Financing Infrastructure Development at ADB Institute

The President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi lectures on financing infrastructure development in the e-learning course “sustainable and Quality Infrastructure Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic” of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). The course examines shifts in infrastructure needs during the COVID-19 crisis and ways to advance new projects critical to…

EMEA announces the webinar “Reforming International Debt Architecture: Can Debt Transparency Be Achieved for Africa” scheduled on Thursday 22 October 2020, 15:00 CET

The focus of the webinar is to discuss the role of debt transparency in reforming the international debt architecture. The discussion will be Africa specific and tackle issues such as sovereign defaults and debt relief measures, the role of the international organisations (e.g. IMF and the EU), the private sector and the potential path towards…