Since 2017, the value of the Liberian Dollar drastically deteriorated, manifesting itself in rising prices for basic commodities. The impact is broadly felt, with particularly drastic effects on the poor, and is a major cause of public discontent.

In this KAICT Public Policy Forum, organized by the Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation (KAICT) at the University of Liberia, an attempt would be made to  identify the causes of the crisis and explore policy options.

“The Exchange Rate Crisis: Background and Policy Options”

Panelists:

Mr. Nathaniel R. Patray 
Executive Governor, Central Bank of Liberia (CBL)

Prof. Geegbae A. Geegbae

University of Liberia Vice President for Institutional Development, Director of Access Bank, and former Dean of College of Business and Public Administration

Prof. David Farhat

Director of Graduate Program Business and Public Administration, and former Minister of Finance

Dr. Paul Collins

Former Internal Audit Chief of CBL and Dual Currency Regime Expert

Mr. John B. S. Davies 

President/CEO of Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI)

Moderator: Prof. T. Debey Sayndee, Director of KAICT

 

Venue: University of Liberia Auditorium, Capitol Hill Campus, Monrovia

Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Time: 4:30pm to 7pm