Maria-Alejandra Riaño moderates the ETTG-OECD webinar on multilateral development finance in response to the Covid-19 crisis. The webinar will investigate the dynamics of the multilateral development finance framework in the wake of Covid-19, making concrete recommendations on the most effective and impactful ways forward.

The event is part of a series of live virtual talks on multilateral development finance. Timed around the launch of the 2020 Multilateral Development Finance Report on October 26, experts from academia, think tanks and development agencies from across the world will share their views and insights. Co-hosted with partner organisation that span the whole globe, each of the events will add a regional perspective to enrich the global dialogue on multilateral development finance in post-Covid times.


  • OECD (tbc): opening remarks on the Multilateral Development Finance Report 2020 
  • Max-Otto Baumann, Senior Researcher, Inter- and Transnational Cooperation programme, The German Development Institute (DIE)
  • San Bilal, Head of Programme Trade, Investment and Finance, The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)
  • Annalisa Prizzon, Senior Research Fellow in the Development and Public Finance programme, Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
  • Fabrizio Botti, Senior Fellow in the field of economics and finance, The Institute of International Affairs (IAI)


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