Public debt management

OECD Webinar on Emerging Market Sovereign Debt in times of COVID-19


 Banner Webinar Emerging Market Sovereign Debt

30 September 2020  Via WebEx | 13:00-14:30 (CEST)


The OECD hosted a webinar on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emerging market sovereign debt.

A diverse panel of speakers shared their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on EM economies and sovereign debt markets, the core challenges sovereign debt managers are facing today and their response to rapidly changing market conditions.

Moderator: Teppo Koivisto, WPDM Chair and Director of Finance, Finnish State Treasury


  • Tatiana Lysenko, Lead Economist, Emerging Markets, S&P Global Ratings
  • Rosalia De Leon, Treasurer, Bureau of the Treasury, Philippines
  • Carl M. Magnusson, Policy Analyst, OECD
  • José Franco Medeiros de Morais, Under-Secretary of Public Debt, National Treasury Secretariat, Ministry of Finance, Brazil


The webinar was conducted in English.

Invitees included delegates of the Working Party on Debt Management, officials from public debt offices and ministries of finance, treasuries and central banks of non-OECD countries.


This event was organised under the aegis of the OECD Working Party on Public Debt Management and sponsored by the Government of Japan.








Participation is by invitation only. 

Any enquiries should be addressed to



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