UNCTAD’s 10th Debt Management Conference

UNCTAD’s 10th Debt Management Conference took place in Geneva from 23-25 November 2015.

This year’s Conference attracted over 360 high-level participants from 91 countries, as well as from international, regional and inter-governmental organizations. The comments received from the participants were unanimously positive with regard to the array of topics, the quality of speakers and moderators and the organization of the Conference.  In his Keynote Address during the opening session, Mr. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, spoke on the theme “Issues of Debt Management in the New Context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Universal Challenge of Climate Change”. A short video on the Keynote Address is available from UN TV here.

PDM Practice was represented by Jose Maurel who moderated the discussion panel on Debt Management Capacity Building Needs.

The conference material is available from the UNCTAD website at:

http://unctad.org/en/Pages/MeetingDetails.aspx?meetingid=702