The common good in post-crisis reconstruction: National Development Banks and State-Owned Enterprises
Address: Online discussion,

06 October 2020

What is the role for public institutions with policy mandates in a recovery that addresses poverty, employment, sustainable development, and the real economy? Do these tools ‘crowd out’ private activity and distort markets, or drive innovation and diversification? This panel debates approach of the international financial institutions (IFIs) in the context of Covid-19 and the Finance in Common summit.

This session is co-sponsored by International Trade Union Confederation, European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office, Society for International Development


  • Stephany Griffith-Jones, Financial Markets Program Director, Initiative for Policy Dialogue
  • Simone Gasperin, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
  • Eva M. Gutierrez, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank
  • Paulo Medas, Deputy Division Chief, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
  • Jayasri Priyalal, Regional Director, Finance Sector, UNI Global Union Asia & Pacific Organization (Moderator)

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This webinar is being organised with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of Eurodad and its partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union