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Academic Conference on Africa’s fiscal space, fragility and conflict

Dr Chukwuka Onyekwena participated in day two of the Academic Conference tagged “Africa’s fiscal space, fragility and conflict”, as a discussant in the session on ‘Debt sustainability and impact on conflict and state fragility.
The event was organized by the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa and the African Capacity Building Foundation from February 22 to 24, 2022.
The Conference provides a global platform for African experts, scholars and academics to discuss and raise international awareness of certain critical issues, including the need to strengthen the capacities of African countries to formulate and implement policies that reinforce the interlinkages between development, peace, security, humanitarian and human rights, in the context of recovery and building back better from the pandemic.
The discussions for the conference are conducted under four sub-themes : (a) Debt sustainability and impact on conflict and state fragility; (b) Illicit financial flows, decentralization and their impacts on the fiscal space in Africa; (c) Building/strengthening Africa’s resilience to shocks; and (d) Advancing inclusive, equitable and peaceful society in Africa.