Webinar by Georgetown University's Latin America Leadership Program where representatives from the World Bank (WB), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) discuss the role of multilateral organizations during and after this crisis, the different measures countries are taking to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19, and their recommendations for policy-making and international cooperation to lead the road ahead, including:
- What has been the response to COVID-19 across the region?
- What has been the role of multilateral agencies during the crisis?
- What macroeconomic measures have been recommended for Latin America?
- What are policymakers currently doing to lead ahead of their economies?
- What are the implications of public debt to rescue national economies?
- How health containment measures and economic policies can converge?
- What have been the different experiences in reactivating the economy?
- How joint cooperation in overcoming social challenges?
- Success stories in Latin America and the Caribbean
- What opportunities are present in Latin America?
- Leading the road ahead. What's next?
- Alicia Montalvo Santamaria is the executive director, Spain, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Norway, and Sweden at the Inter-American Development Bank.
- Sebastián Nieto Parra is head of Latin America and the Caribbean at the Development Centre of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
- Humberto Lopez is acting vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean Region at the World Bank.
- Ricardo Ernst is the executive director of Georgetown University´s Latin America Leadership Program.