Debt Wednesdays: session 5&6

Debt relief & the Paris Club historical perspective

Overview of debt in Africa

The third session of the Debt Wednesday's training course will introduce the concepts of debt relief, together with an historical perspective of the Paris Club. Participants will give a closer look to the debt situation in Africa.


As usual, at the beginning of the webinar we asked your opinion on an issue related to the topic of the event. This time, you contributed with the criticisms that sometimes is possible to meet in the narrative around debt relief:



We hope that by the end of the course you will have acquired the tools to analyse, counter or improve them.

Reading suggestions:

A graphic version's here: download it and save it somewhere you can easily find it! Also available in Spanish and French.

Some other materials include:

  • Rémi Vilain's presentation on debt relief and the Paris Club, in English, Spanish and French.
  • Tirivangani Mutazu's presentation on debt in Africa, in English and French.

In addition, you can always access the interactive informal recommendations list. We encourage you to use it and add any material that caught your attention and you would like others to see: it could be a podcast, a book, an inspiring article, even a TikTok video could do. Feel free to share it with us.

Presented by:

logos-funders.jpg This webinar is being organised with the financial support of the European Union, Bread for the World, the Open Society Foundations and Avina Americas. Its contents are the sole responsibility of Eurodad and its partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funders.


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