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…

Policy paper “Sustainable and Quality Infrastructure Beyond the Covid-19 Pandemic: Proposals for New Financing Models” published by the T20

We are pleased to inform that the policy brief Sustainable and Quality Infrastructure Beyond the Covid-19 Pandemic: Proposals for New Financing Models” has been published by the Task Force 7: Infrastructure Investment and Financing, of the T20. The policy brief has been co-authored by Prof. Rym Ayadi – Professor at The Bayes Business School and President…

Policy paper on “Debt Relief for Sustainable Recovery in Low and Middle Income Countries” published by the T20

We are happy to announce that the policy brief “Debt Relief for Sustainable Recovery in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: Proposal for New Funding Mechanisms to Complement the DSSI” has been published by the Task Force 5: 2030 Agenda and Development Cooperation, of the T20. The policy brief has been co-authored by Prof. Rym Ayadi – Professor…

EMEA President, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participates at the T20 Roundtable on “Banking for Sustainable and Inclusive Infrastructure”

The President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participated at the Roundtable “Banking for Sustainable and Inclusive Infrastructure””, which was organised by Istituto Affari Internazionali – IAI, T20 National Co-Chair in collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo on 21 July 2021. The roundtable aimed to encourage the dialogue between the T20 and other…

EMEA participation in webinar for sovereign defaults and debt transparency

The President of EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi participated at the webinar “Sovereign defaults and debt transparency: what’s ahead?” which weas organised by CountryRisk.io on 06 July 2021. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Moritz Kraemer, Chief Economist at CountryRisk.io and member of the EMEA Expert Panel. At her intervention Prof. Ayadi discussed the progress and…

EMEA President, Prof. Rym Ayadi, highlights the importance of debt transparency at the webinar “Atlantic approaches to global challenges”

The President of EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi was one of the speakers of the webinar “Atlantic approaches to global challenges: Sustainability, recovery and new security threats” which took place online on 28 and 29 June 2021. Prof. Ayadi participated at the panel “Transborder Economic Flows from an Atlantic Perspective: Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery: is there…

EMEA Debt Transparency Platform is enhanced with debt data of Ghana

A new set of data from Ghana have been included in the EMEA Debt Transparency Platform (DTP), which now presents individual debt transactions data from two African countries, Angola and Ghana. On the occasion for the addition of the new data set, EMEA President, Prof. Rym Ayadi, underlined that “debt transparency is cornerstone to effective…

EMEA announces the webinar “Debt Transparency and Infrastructure Development for Resilient Recovery in Africa” scheduled on Tuesday 22 June 2021, 15:00 CET

The focus of this webinar is to discuss debt transparency and infrastructure development and financing mechanisms for COVID-19 recovery in Africa. The discussion will be Africa specific and tackle issues such as new financing mechanisms to fund resilient development, debt relief measures focusing on the Common Framework, the role of the international organisations (e.g. IMF…

OECD Debt Data Transparency Initiative

Data management and reporting to enhance transparency in private sector lending to low-income countries 29/03/2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a renewed focus on data transparency to better assess and address debt sustainability, particularly for the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries. In addition to the direct impact of the pandemic on the healthcare…