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Jan Van de Poel

Is ODA up to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic?

On 16 April 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released the preliminary statistics on Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 2019.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Covid-19
Leia Achampong

What’s needed from the Petersberg Climate Dialogue? Climate Finance! When is it needed? Now!

“Climate disruption is approaching a point of no return [...] We must act decisively to protect our planet from both the coronavirus and the existential threat of climate disruption.”

BBC News 

  • Climate Finance
Daniel Munevar

G20 debt service suspension: A response not fit for purpose (II)

This second part of our two-part blog series provides an assessment of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative announced last week. Part I analyses the impact of the proposal on fiscal responses to Covid-19. Part II places the initiative in the context of the broader economic costs of the crisis for developing countries.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
Daniel Munevar

G20 debt service suspension: A response not fit for purpose (I)

This blog series of two parts will provide an assessment of the G20 debt service suspension initiative announced last week. Part I analyses the impact of the proposal on fiscal responses to Covid-19. Part II places the initiative in the context of the broader economic costs of the crisis for developing countries. 

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
Daniel Munevar

Six things you should know about Covid-19 and debt for developing countries

As the world grapples with responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, this blog explores the key issues for countries in the global south.

  • Debt Justice
  • Covid-19
Daniel Munevar

IMF Debt Relief: Implications for developing countries

On 13 April, the IMF announced an initiative to provide debt relief for a selected group of 25 countries. 

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
Daniel Munevar

Covid-19, deuda pública y sistemas de salud en el sur global

El costo humano y económico de la crisis causada por COVID-19 es un claro recordatorio de la fragilidad de nuestra sociedad globalizada.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
Daniel Munevar

Debt relief must deliver on ambitions

The IMF and WB are calling on the G20 to support debt relief for impoverished countries in the face of the Covid-19 outbreak. But the institutions must break with the past to ensure debt relief fulfils its purpose.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution

Lebanon’s sovereign default: Turning misfortunes into opportunities

This is a guest blog on behalf of the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) by Dr Hassan SherryAdjunct Lecturer, Department of Economics, Lebanese American University

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
Mark Perera

Covid-19 and debt in the global south: Protecting the most vulnerable in times of crisis IV

This is the fourth part of a blog series covering the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable countries in the global south. Part 1 analyses the impact of debt burdens on health services. Part 2 discusses how the economic crisis will affect countries in the global south. Part 3 highlights the degree of vulnerability of countries in the global south to the Covid-19 epidemic. Part 4 provides a discussion on policy responses to tackle the risks posed by the epidemic. 

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution