Debt Conference 2011
 

Opening Statement, Mr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General, UNCTAD

DEBT CRISES: LEARNING FROM THE PAST AND THE PRESENT, AND PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

Introductory note: His Excellency Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grìmsson, President of the Republic of Iceland

Principles for Promoting Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

• The Argentinean perspective, H.E. Mr. Hernán Lorenzino, Secretary of Finance, the Argentine Republic
Sustainable Debt, the Lebanon Experience, H.E. Ms. Raya Haffar El Hassan, Minister of Finance from 2009 to 2011, Economic Specialist, the Lebanese Republic
• Mr. Arvinn Eikeland Gadgil, Junior Minister, Ministry of Environment and Development Cooperation , the Kingdom of Norway

Rising Debt of the Developed World and Implications for Developing Countries

• Mr. Jeffrey Lewis, Director, Economic Policy and Debt Department, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM), World Bank
• Mr. Ellias Ngalande, Executive Director, Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute (MEFMI)
• An Overview of Public Debt Management in Viet-Nam, Ms. NguyenThi Thanh Ha, Deputy General Director, Debt Management and External Finance Department, Ministry of Finance , the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

DEBT CRISES: LEARNING FROM THE PAST AND THE PRESENT, AND PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE
Debt Resolution Mechanisms: Should there be a Statutory Mechanism for Resolving Debt Crises?

• Sovereign Debt Resolution Mechanisms: An ECB Perspective, Mr. Frank Moss, Director General, International Relations, European Central Bank
• Should there be a Statutory Mechanism for Resolving Debt Crisis? Mr. Jürgen Kaiser, Political Coordinator, German Jubilee Campaign, the Federal Republic of Germany
• Debt Resolution in Turkey: Mr. Hakan Tokaç, Deputy Director General of the General Directorate of Public Finance, the Republic of Turkey

DEBT MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Interactions between Government Domestic Borrowing Needs and the Corporate Sector
• Mr. Ugo Panizza, Chief , Debt and Finance Analysis Unit, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD
• Ms. Lilian Macharia, Principal Resource Mobilization Officer, African Development Bank
• Government Blazing the Trail, Mr. Roberto Juanchito T. Dispo, President / Director, First Metro Investment Corporation, the Republic of the Philippines, and Mr. Roberto B. Tan, Treasurer of the Philippines, Bureau of the Treasury, Philippines
• Mr. Michele Manna, Head, Public Debt Division, Operation Department, Central Bank of Italy, the Republic of Italy

Optimal Uses of Risk, Management Techniques
• Mr. Phillip Anderson, Senior Manager Banking and Debt Department, World Bank Treasury
• Risk Management of the Brazilian Public Debt, Mr. Luiz Fernando Alves, Head of Risk Management Unit Public Debt Strategic Planning Department, National Treasury, the Federative Republic of Brazil
• Mr. Michael Papaioannou, Deputy Division Chief, Sovereign Asset and Liability Management Division. Monetary and Capital Department, International Monetary Fund

DEBT MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Debt Management Offices: New Developments and Challenges

• Debt Management Offices: New Developments and Challenges in LAC, Mr. Edgardo DeMaestri, Lead Finance Markets Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank
• Mr. Widjanarko, Director, Directorate General of Debt Management, Ministry of Finance, the Republic of Indonesia
• Ms. Miriam Tamene, Adviser, Debt Management Section, Commonwealth Secretariat
• Public External Debt Management in Uzbekistan, Mr. Nurbek Darvishev, Senior Economist, Main Department of External Asset and Liabilities, Ministry of Finance, the Republic of Uzbekistan

Debt Management and Integrated Public Financial Management: Experiences and Implications for the Debt Manager?
• Finance and Public Debt Management in Honduras, Ms. Evelyn Bautista, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Honduras
• Debt Management and Integrated PFM: Experiences and Implications for the Debt Manager, Mr. Matthew Martin, Director, Development Finance International, the United Kingdom
• Mr. Andrew Bvumbe, Head of the Zimbabwe Aid and Debt Management Office (ZADMO), Ministry of Finance, the Republic of Zimbabwe

MANAGING THE DEBT
Countries' Perspectives on Capacity Building Needs in Debt Management
• Rwanda’s Perspective on Capacity Building Needs in Debt Management, Mr. Caleb Rwamuganza, Deputy Accountant General, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, the Republic of Rwanda
• Bangladesh’s perspective on Capacity Building Needs in Debt Management, Part A and Part B, Mr. Nazmus Sakib, Joint Secretary, Finance Division, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
• Mr. Jorge Amado, Director of Public Debt Management, National Bureau of Public Credit, Ministry of the Economy and Public Finance, the Argentine Republic

Capacity Building Needs in Debt Management: Responses from International Organisations
• Mr. Sudarshan Gooptu, Sector Manger, Economic Policy and Debt Department, World Bank
• Capacity Building Needs in Debt Management: Responses from the IMF, Ms. Claudia Dziobek, Division Chief, Statistic s Department, International Monetary Fund
• Mr. Jacob Mkandawire, Programme Officer-Debt Management, Debt Management Programme, Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute (MEFMI)
• Capacity-Building needs in Debt Management: UNCTAD’s response, Mr. Gerry Teeling, Chief, Debt Management and Financial and Analysis System Programme, UNCTAD