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February 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET (US & CANADA)

The recent allocation of $650 billion of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the IMF to the world’s economies is a major achievement of international action to bridge the financing gap of many countries in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.

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December 3, 2021
Almost three decades after the highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) initiative cleared $76 billion in unsustainable debts from the balance sheets of...
November 10, 2021
Despite being the lowest contributor to global emissions, sub-Saharan Africa will be the region hit hardest by climate change, from rising...
October 28, 2021
Curbing the pandemic while protecting access to essential health services requires an ample supply of vaccine, a functioning, well-funded delivery...
October 26, 2021
Last week the IMF released it's Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is set to expand by 3.7 percent in...
October 5, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed up to 40 million Africans into extreme poverty and the continent experienced its first recession in half a century....
October 5, 2021
Africa’s informal sector continues to expand, employing a large part of the growing workforce. At the same time, the small and very small businesses...
September 1, 2021
In this session on the first day of Bruegel’s 2020 Annual Meetings we are delighted to welcome Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner for...
July 30, 2021
At the Paris Summit on Financing African Economies held last May, the IMF announced the availability of US$33 billion in new SDRs for African...

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