unctad.org | International Debt Management Conference, Ninth session
International Debt Management Conference, Ninth session
11 - 15 November 2013
Room XVIII, E-building, Palais des Nations
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

HL-089_300x205.jpgThis Conference - organized every two years by UNCTAD - provides a regular forum for sharing experiences and exchanging views between Governments, international organizations, academia, the private sector, and civil society on current issues in public finance, debt management and debt crisis prevention.

It brings together senior-level national and international debt managers and experts from around the world to discuss some of the most pertinent topics in both external and domestic debt, debt management and public finance.

Themes include:

  • External Shocks, Financial Stability and Debt

  • Debt Restructuring Mechanisms

  • Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

  • Debt Sustainability: After the HIPC Initiative and the Global Crisis

  • Effective Debt Strategies in the Current Macroeconomic Environment

  • Optimal Sources of Financing

  • Contingent Liabilities

  • Debt Portfolio: Composition and Risk Management

  • Debt Data and Transparency: Challenges and the Countries' Capacity-Building Needs

Presenters will include a balance between countries' experts, academia, civil society and representatives from international and regional organizations. Debate and discussions will be promoted.

The Conference will be followed by the DMFAS Advisory Group meeting.


Language(s):English; French; Spanish; Chinese; Russian; Arabic;
Debt and Development Finance Branch
Division on Globalization and Development Strategies
Palais des Nations
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1211 Geneva 10
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E-mail: gdsinfo@unctad.org
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Covid-19 Advisory
In view of the evolving situation concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19), it has been decided that meetings scheduled until the end of April 2020 and listed below will be postponed. New dates will be communicated in due course.
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-third session (23-27 March 2020)
  • Working Party on the Strategic Framework and the Programme Budget, eightieth session (30-31 March 2020)
  • Multi Year Expert Meeting on Commodities and Development, Twelfth session (1-2 April 2020)
  • Multi-year Expert Meeting on Transport, Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation, Eighth session, (20-22 April 2020)
  • Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, Fourth session, (29 April-1 May 2020)
Meetings of the Trade and Development Board and the Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD 15 will take place as scheduled, subject to re-evaluation as conditions warrant.
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