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Fiscal Mythology Unmasked: debunking eight tales about European public debt and fiscal rules

Europe faces serious environmental, economic and social challenges that require a rethink on public intervention. Not free to do as...
SOMO

Will the G20 let private finance escape debt relief once again?

The G20 Finance Ministers’ and central bank Governors’ meeting (9-11 July) does not have mounting indebtedness by low- to middle-income...
CAFOD

New Special Drawing Rights should tackle Covid, not lead to aid cuts or deepen the debt crisis

In late August the IMF is planning on creating $650 billion of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to strengthen global financial...
Debt Relief for Green and Inclusive Recovery

Securing Private Sector Participation and Creating Policy Space for Sustainable Development

A proposal by Ulrich Volz, Shamshad Akhtar, Kevin P. Gallagher, Stephany Griffith-Jones, Jörg Haas and Moritz Kraemer.
Daniel Munevar

Liquid illusions: Who really benefits from the Liquidity and Sustainability Facility?

During the past year, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, in partnership with the US asset management firm PIMCO,...
Global Policy Forum

The new debt crisis and what to do about it

Global debt levels have been surging constantly over the past decade, and the need to fight the COVID-19 crisis with...
erlassjahr.de

Frequent arguments against the participation of multilateral development banks in debt relief

We have all discussed a lot about private sector involvement in the DSSI and the Common Framework, but there is another...
Iolanda Fresnillo

How to get to the bottom of a country's debts?

Debt audits can be a powerful tool to support civil society engagement in citizen assessment of debt impacts but also...
Daniel Munevar

Suriname's debt crisis

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Iolanda Fresnillo

Zambia & the G20 Common Framework

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Daniel Munevar

Dam debt: Understanding the dynamics of Suriname’s debt crisis

In November 2020, Suriname joined ranks with Zambia, becoming the second country to default on its sovereign debt in the...

Left in the lurch: Debt and Covid-19 in Ecuador, Kenya, Pakistan, the Philippines and Zambia

Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.

Financing Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond. An analysis and assessment of innovative policy options

the Global Policy Forum  has realeased a briefing paper on December 4th : Financing Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19...

Erlassjahr : Focus Paper 2: China as a Creditor of Countries in the Global South (2020)

The People's Republic of China is currently the most important bilateral lender for numerous countries in the Global South. This has...
Daniel Munevar

Back to the Future: A sovereign debt standstill mechanism - IMF Article VIII, Section 2 (b)

A new Eurodad report has identified an available IMF mechanism to impose debt standstills: Article VIII, Section 2 (b) of...
Daniel Munevar

Financiamiento de emergencia para Economías de Bajos Ingresos

La crisis de Covid-19 tiene el potencial de devastar el sustento y las vidas de los 1.200 millones de personas...
Daniel Munevar

Moratoria de la deuda para 69 Economías de Bajos Ingresos

Evaluación de costos de una moratoria de la deuda para enfrentar la crisis de COVID-19 Este informe proporciona una evaluación...
Daniel Munevar

Emergency financing for Low-Income Economies to tackle Covid-19

This briefing is provided to inform development of policy responses to the Covid-19 crisis and in support of calls from...
Daniel Munevar

A debt moratorium for Low Income Economies

This briefing provides an assessment of the costs and implications of an immediate debt moratorium for 69 countries classified as...
Iolanda Fresnillo

Fuera de servicio: Cómo amenaza a los servicios públicos y los derechos humanos la creciente crisis de la deuda

Los servicios públicos desempeñan un papel fundamental en los avances en materia de derechos humanos y lucha contra la desigualdad....
Iolanda Fresnillo

Resumén: Fuera de servicio: Cómo amenaza a los servicios públicos y los derechos humanos la creciente crisis de la deuda

Los servicios públicos desempeñan un papel fundamental en los avances en materia de derechos humanos y lucha contra la desigualdad....
Iolanda Fresnillo

Briefing: Out of Service: How public services and human rights are being threatened by the growing debt crisis.

Public services play a critical role in advancing human rights and fighting inequality. However, growing levels of external public debt,...
Iolanda Fresnillo

Out of service: How public services and human rights are being threatened by the growing debt crisis

Public services play a critical role in advancing human rights and fighting inequality. However, growing levels of external public debt,...

Erlassjahr Focus Paper 1: Action, not obstruction! (2019)

Read the paper Focus Paper 1: Action, not obstruction! (2019) by Kristina Rehbein

Austerity: The new normal

This new report by Isabel Ortiz and Mathew Cummings is co-sponsored by Initiative for Policy Dialogue, International Confederation of Trade...
Mark Perera

Podemos resolverlo: Los 10 principios de la sociedad civil para la resolución de la deuda soberana

Ahora existe un amplio consenso en las comunidades financieras y de desarrollo internacionales de que está creciendo una nueva ola...
Mark Perera

We can work it out: 10 civil society principles for sovereign debt resolution

There is now widespread consensus within the international finance and development communities that a new wave of debt crises is...
Jubilee Debt Campaign

Transparency of loans to governments

Transparency of debt information is good for everyone. It gives lenders more certainty about the basis upon which they are...

Transparency of loans to governments

Transparency of debt information is good for everyone. It gives lenders more certainty about the basis upon which they are...

Debt Cancellation for Somalia: The road to Peace, Poverty Alleviation and Development

As a result of protracted conflict and devastating recurring droughts, Somalia is one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s most troubled and underdeveloped countries.

Joint Civil Society Submission to the UNCTAD

The second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development will focus on the action areas of...

Civil Society position on the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework Review

Civil Society position on the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework Review submitted in June 2016.

Six key points about Greek debt and the forthcoming election

Eurodad member Jubilee Debt Campaign have put together a briefing of six key facts about Greece’s debt ahead of the country's elections...