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Chief Executive Officer of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and International Development Finance Club (IDFC) Chairperson, Rémy Rioux, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss how both institutions are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss AFD's "COVID-19 - Health in Common" initiative which aims to support the most vulnerable countries as well as how IDFC members are cooperating to address the pandemic's challenges.
Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: In this series, CGD President Masood Ahmed discusses the economic and development challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with policymakers and thought-leaders in the development community. They cover a variety of topics ranging from the adoption of pandemic response strategies for low-income and fragile countries, to how best the international community can help governments, to private sector impact and how DFIs can help.