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Borrow Without Sorrow: Prudent Debt Management in a Volatile Global Environment
May 22-23, 2017Vienna

The Eighth Debt Management Facility (DMF) Stakeholders’ Forum: "Borrow without Sorrow: Prudent Debt Management in a Volatile Global Environment" will take place on May 22-23, 2017, in Vienna, Austria.

The Forum will facilitate the discussion of issues in public debt management in a changing global environment, faced by developing countries. The Forum is targeted for policy-makers and government debt managers, international and regional technical assistance providers, representatives of civil society organizations, as well as bilateral donors and multilateral development banks.

DAY ONE May 22, 2017

8:00-8:45am

Registration (Venue)

8:45-9:15am

 

Introductions: (3 mins)-Abha Prasad, DMF Program Manager

Welcome Remarks: Mr. Carlos Felipe Jaramilo, Senior Director, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management global Practice, The World Bank

Opening Address: Mr. Harald Waiglein, Director General, MOF, Austria

9:15-10:45am

Plenary Session 1: Global fiscal challenges and their impact on debt management decisions

10:45-11:15am

Coffee Break 

11:15am-12:45pm

Plenary Session 2: Prudent Debt Management in volatile economy- can it be achieved?

12:45-2:00 pm

 

Lunch (Hotel Zeitgeist, Vienna)

2:00 pm -3:00 pm

2:00-2:05 pm

2:05-2:30 pm

2:30-3:00 pm

Keynote Address

Introduction: Mr. Carlos Felipe Jaramilo, Senior Director, MFMGP, World Bank

Keynote Address: Prof. Carmen Reinhart

Q/A and Closing Remarks by Mr. Carlos Felipe Jaramilo

3:00-4:30pm

Breakout Session 1: Managing Fiscal Risks from Contingent Liabilities– the role of the debt managers

3:00-4:30 pm

Break-out Session 2: Debt Management and Monetary Policy Objectives:  what do we need to know?

4:30-4:45 pm

Coffee Break

4:45 – 6:15 pm

Plenary Session 3: Domestic Debt Markets –Broadening the Investor base

6:45 – 8:15 pm

Reception    (Hotel Zeitgeist, Vienna)


DAY TWO May 23, 2017

8:45- 9:45am

Special Session: 2016 Review of the Debt Sustainability Framework for Low-Income Countries (LIC-DSF)

9:45-11:00am

Plenary Session 4: DMF Results

11:00-11:15am

Coffee Break

11:15am-12:45 pm

Breakout Session 3: Governance reforms in debt management – what has been achieved?

11:15am-12:45 pm

Break-out Session 4:  Cash Management tools and the role of debt managers

12:45-2:00 pm

Lunch (Hotel Zeitgeist, Vienna)

2:00-3:00 pm

Special Session: Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE) Event

3:00-3:30 pm

Coffee

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Breakout Session 5: Debt for Nature

3:30 – 5:00 pm

 Breakout Session 6: Innovative Approaches in Sovereign Sukuk Issuance

5:00-5:30 Pm

Closing: Ms. Paloma Anos Casero, Director, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice and [TBC]

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