Sustainable solutions to debt crises: The role of UNCTAD

Debt flyer
Debt flyer
Side event (online)

This side-event at the UNCTAD XV Civil Society Forum discusses UNCTAD's work on debt crisis prevention and resolution. Participants are invited to identify UNCTAD's strengths and areas where there is room for growth, and express their expectations towards UNCTAD's work on debt on debt issues in the period following UNCTAD XV, an era in which global debt levels have reached record highs due to the Covid-19 crisis.



  • Bodo Ellmers, Global Policy Forum (Moderator)
  • Attiya Waris, UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights 
  • Yuefen Li, The South Centre
  • Anahi Wiedenbrüg, Ministry of Economy of Argentina

(additonal speakers to be confirmed)




Download the event flyer here.