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Keynote Address: The Wadadli Action Platform

by Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon, President of the Caribbean Development Bank

Published date 2022-08-08
Author Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon
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"...the harsh reality for SIDS is that the vulnerability and resilience metrics chosen and adopted globally will have direct implications for sustainable development intentions. Specifically, we need a forward-looking perspective to achieve the SDGs and tools that will enable alignment with our desired “future state”.  The advocacy for access to finance is literally the “independence struggle” of the 21st century, continuing the work of predecessors by accelerating social and economic development."