Webinars

Join EIF’s Trade for Development News and experts for a series of online discussions on topics crucial to the impacts of COVID-19 on trade in least developed countries (LDCs).

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11 Jun 2020, 10:00am CEST
Belise Kariza Zoritsa Urosevic Anna Spenceley

 

Tourism is the backbone of many developing world economies, and the sector is being drastically affected by COVID-19. How can countries weather and recover from this crisis? What lessons can we take from the past

28 Maio 2020, 03:00pm CEST
H.E. Ambassador Mere Falemaka Daniel Gay Jodie Keane

 

Only 5 countries have graduated from LDC status since the category was established in 1971. 12 are set to potentially graduate in the coming years, largely based on economic gains. But with COVID-19 slowing economies and trade, is LDC graduation in peril?

13 Maio 2020, 03:00pm CEST
H.E. Mr. Mohammad Qurban Haqjo Luisa Bernal Paul Brenton

 

48% of impoverished people today live in fragile and conflict-affected states, and the number is increasing. COVID-19 has the potential to make the situation even worse. What can countries and global institutions do to stem this tide and improve stability?