“Country Responses to the Financial Crisis”
Behxhet Brajshori, Deputy Minister, Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Republic of Kosovo
Lulzim Ismajli, Director of Treasury, Ministry of the Economy and Finance, Republic of Kosovo
Naomi Ngwira, Director, Department of Debt and Aid, Ministry of Finance, Malawi
Obadiah Mailafia, Chariman, Center for Policy and Economic Research, Nigeria
During this panel, participants will share observations of the effects of the crisis on their economies and future plans. They will also share existing tools to safeguard their investments.
The session will include a discussion on how they are mitigating the impacts and how they
expect to cover the cost. Panelists and the audience will be asked to address the following
Immediate Actions Being Taken to Manage the Impact
Is the situation different for middle vs. lower income countries?
How does the current financial crisis affect a country’s ability to borrow?
Is the situation different for resource rich countries?
Can we learn anything from previous financial crises (e.g. Asia and Latin America)?
How are recipient countries more efficiently managing their donor aid?
What is the role of the government in solving financial sector issues?