This section gathers the press releases issued by the Debt and Development Finance Branch.
UNCTAD was invited to make a presentation at a high-level seminar on "Public Debt Management under Non-Conventional Conditions on Debt Markets" organized by the G20 and took place in Moscow on 2-3 April 2013.
The informal brainstorming meeting organised by UNCTAD in Geneva on 1 February 2013, focused on the building blocs of a possible Debt Workout Mechanism (DWM) and possible options to design a DWM acceptable to relevant stakeholders.
Norway has Pledged Substantial Financial Support for UNCTAD Principles on Sovereign Financing and Work on Debt Restructuring Mechanism.
The Council of Ministers of Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (COSEFIN) invited UNCTAD to present the Principles on Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing at its session in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
A video featuring Prof. Armin von Bogdandy, Director at the Max Planck Institute, giving a lecture on Sovereign Debt Restructuring was recently released.
The first steps in launching a set of international standards for borrowing and lending among countries were taken Sunday evening at a panel debate at the UNCTAD XIII quadrennial conference under way in Doha.
A legal article written by Professor Anna Gelpern (American University Washington College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center) for UNCTAD has been released. It elaborates concrete strategies for implementing the Principles.
UNCTAD and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) co-organized an academic conference entitled “Responsible Sovereign Financing: The Search for Common Principles” in Madrid on 2 March 2012.
The Arab member countries of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) examined the new draft of the Principles during the IsDB-UNCTAD Regional Consultative meeting held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 25 February 2012.
A key academic research assessing whether legal domestic orders confirm the existence of the Principles was released on 22 February 2012.
Last updated on Monday, May 09, 2011 11:53:18 AM