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Debt for nature swaps: a solution to the debt reduction of WAEMU countries ?
Debt for nature swaps: a solution to the debt reduction of WAEMU countries ?

Debt for nature swaps: a solution to the debt reduction of WAEMU countries ?

Speakers: -Slav GATCHEV -Nassim OULMANE -Beverly A. WADE -Leonardo PUPPETTO

Date

05 déc. 2023, 09:30 – 11:00

BOAD Pavilion, Blue Zone

About the event

Speakers:

  • Slav GATCHEV, Global Debt Management Managing Director – The Nature Conservancy
  • Nassim OULMANE, PhD Director Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management Division – UNECA
  • Beverly A. WADE, Minister of environment of Belize
  • Leonardo PUPPETTO, Sovereign Advisory - LAZARD

The objective of this event is to present the financial tool that is debt for nature swap or debt exchange against an element of nature. The panelists will present on one hand their experiences in the debt for nature swap process and on the other hand their debt reduction ambitions and the processes which will have to be put in place to achieve this including the identification of the countries with which the exchange will have to take place and the natural elements they have at their disposal to make this exchange a success.

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