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Upcoming Events

EVENT: Internatinal Retail Debt Management Symposium |April, 26 2018


Why are more sovereigns issuing in Euros? Choosing between USD and EUR-denominated bonds| March. 7, 2018



Paper: Designing Government Debt Management Strategies

GDRM Roundtable: Navigating debt Markets
Oct 16-17, 2017

GDRM Day: Stocktaking Seminar for Participating Countries
Oct 18, 2016







Forums & Conferences

Sovereign Debt Management Forum

This forum builds on the considerable developments that took place in public debt management in developing and emerging market countries in recent years, as well as improved access to markets. More...

2016 Forum: Sovereign debt management in emerging markets: Is the party over?
October 19-20, 2016, Washington, DC. Agenda. Contact us.

Past Forums: 2010, 2012, 2014

Next Forum: October 24-25, 2018, Washington, DC.

International Retail Debt Management Symposium

The International Retail Debt Management Symposium brings together countries with seasoned retail programs and those looking to establish or review existing programs. The Symposium provides a forum for debt managers to discuss current issues and trends such as product development, distribution channels, market research, and use of new technology. More...

Next symposium: April 26, 2018, Washington, DC. Past agenda. Contact us.

Training Program

Assessing and Managing Risks from Contingent Liabilities

This five-day workshop aims to contribute to increased awareness about the risks governments are exposed to from contingent liabilities (CL) and to sensitize risk managers to frameworks and tools in identifying, measuring, and managing these risks with a focus on sovereign credit guarantees and on-lending. This workshop will cover conceptual issues related to contingent liabilities as well as focus on analyzing and measuring risks related to sovereign credit guarantees and on-lending using presentations, case studies, and interactive exercises led by debt and risk management experts at the World Bank. Additionally, participants will discuss various risk mitigation tools, including the structuring of guarantee agreements (e.g. guarantee fees, collateral, etc.), limit setting, reporting and monitoring, as well as provisioning for financial losses.

Next workshop: April 30 - May 4, 2018, Vienna, Austria. Contact us.

Designing Government Debt Management Strategies

This five-day workshop guides participants through the processes of developing a public debt management strategy based on an analysis of financial cost and risk tradeoffs. More...

Next workshop: July 9-13, 2018, Vienna, Austria. Past agenda. Contact us.

Implementing Government Debt Management Strategies

This five-day workshop aims to build capacity in various aspects of implementing a debt management strategy, including designing a cost-effective funding program, in ways that contribute to developing the domestic debt market. More...

Next workshop: July 16-20, 2018, Vienna, Austria. Past agenda. Contact us.

Webinar Series

Treasury’s webinar series provides the opportunity for continuous learning on issues and opportunities centered on debt management practices. Bringing together practitioners and experts, the series provides a strategic combination of technical discussions, case study exploration and expert assessments that support sound practices in public debt management.

Past topics have included: Transparency and Communication in Public Debt Management | Contingent Liability Risk Management | Using Cross Currency Swaps | Issuing Sovereign Debt in International Capital Markets