20 March 2019

Brussels, Belgium

Auditing the debt economy and ecological debt in SEE: Regional alternatives in public finance and infrastructure in the Balkans

20 March 2019, from 9:00 – 14:00
European Environmental Bureau, Rue des Deux Eglises 14-16, Brussels

The program

9.00 - 9.30 Registration

9.30 - 10.00 Framing the issue
- Luiz Fernando Vieira, Bretton Woods Project
- Maria Jose Romero, Eurodad
- Desislava Stoyanova, Za Zemiata

10.00 - 11.45 Public debt in Southeast Europe: Why public participation in finance
should be enabled?
Facilitator: Mark Perrera, Eurodad
- Eric Toussaint, economist and chairman of CADTM
- Andreja Zivkovic, Krila Nade
- Ajda Pistotnik, Enabanda

11.45 - 12.15 Coffee break

12:15 - 14:00 Public Infrastructure in Southeast Europe: In whose interest Interest An amount paid in remuneration of an investment or received by a lender. Interest is calculated on the amount of the capital invested or borrowed, the duration of the operation and the rate that has been set. ?
Facilitator: Xavier Sol, Counter Balance Balance End of year statement of a company’s assets (what the company possesses) and liabilities (what it owes). In other words, the assets provide information about how the funds collected by the company have been used; and the liabilities, about the origins of those funds.
- Thomas Waitz, Member of the European Parliament
- Zvezdan Kalmar, CEKOR
- Ines Mrdovic, MANS

14:00 - 15:00 Lunch and networking

Participation in the event is free of charge, but for organisational reasons we welcome registration here.

If you are interested to find out more, please visit our project website and our Facebook page. To read more about debt and infrastructure in Southeast Europe, please see our regional reports on debt and infrastructure, as well as the accompanying policy briefs (debt, infrastructure).

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