DescriptionThe Development System is responding to the COVID-19 crisis, an important element of this will be further mobilizing the private sector. Development banks are important actors as they have the knowledge and balance sheets necessary to bring in the private sector at scale and impact. This panel will set out the key themes of the week, with a particular emphasis on Blended Finance and Impact. In particular, what are the key requirements to ensure a build back better approach. What are the obstacles both practical and policy and how can guidance and standards facilitate best practices. Moderator: Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
1.1 Opening session: taking the development system forward in the COVID-19 context: the role of Blended finance and impact
Feb 1st, 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
European Investment Bank (EIB)
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Vice President, Partnerships,...
Minister of Finance
European Bank for Reconstruction and...
Vice President, Policy and Partnerships
Jorge Moreira da Silva
Director, Development Co-operation...
Chief Economics Commentator