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?
13 May 2020
• H.E. Mr. Mohammad Qurban Haqjo, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the WTO, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the World Trade Organization
• Luisa Bernal, Policy Specialist, United Nations Development Programme
• Paul Brenton, Lead Economist, World Bank Group
• Deanna Ramsay, Managing Editor, Trade for Development News by EIF
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