African Debt Crisis 2.0

What: IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings panel

Debt levels are rising across Africa. Countries such as Ghana and Mozambique face renewed crises and several African countries now face famine conditions. Approximately a decade after international debt relief and the subsequent global financial crisis, African countries face a "debt crisis 2.0." What should the policy responses be?

Who:  Punam Chuhan-PoleLead Economist, Africa Region, World Bank Group; Laure RediferDeputy Division Chief, African Department, International Monetary Fund‎; Reverend Aniedi Okure, Director, Africa Faith and Justice Network; Tirivangani MutazuActing Head of Programs, Africa Network on Debt and Development; Eric LeCompteExecutive Director, Jubilee USA (Moderator)

 Sponsor: Jubilee USA

When: Friday, April 21
11am – 12:30pm

Where: IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings
700 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20431
Room 03B-838

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