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Pravind Kumar Jugnauth,

Unlocking Funding for Climate Action

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, explains the plight of small islands and other developing countries in the face of climate events, and introduces the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub.

Chris Heathcote

Infrasructure Investment for Global Growth

Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub, shows how government action and support can open up the all-important infrastructure sector to private investment.

Mark Dybul

Innovative Fincancing to End Epidemics

Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, explores various approaches that facilitate finance and sustain progress in worldwide health advances.

Alicia Bárcena

Equality at the Centre of Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC or CEPAL), argues that economic growth must be inclusive and explains how inequality is being magnified in countries vulnerable to climate change. She proposes a strategy of debt for climate adaptation swaps to engineer much needed economic growth in the Caribbean.

Roberto Azevêdo

Making Trade More Inclusive

Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), shows that the challenge of creating a more inclusive trading system continues to apply in developed and developing countries alike, and urges Commonwealth nations to unlock the trading potential of small and medium-sized enterprises to boost growth and job creation.