Heads of states meeting: No more excuses - time for global economic solutions


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No more excuses - time for global economic solutions

On 29 September, the world's heads of state will come together (virtually) at an extraordinary meeting to discuss financing for development during the 75th UN general assembly. This will be crucial in the battle to address the Coronavirus crisis. This OpEd, first published by IPS, outlines the issues which leaders must address.

Click here to read the full oped.

Click here to read a letter to the leaders, signed by more than 300 organisations.




Zambia, Debt and Covid-19

By AFRODAD and Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection (JCTR)

The pandemic has had a devastating impact on the living conditions of the population of Zambia. Debt relief with private creditor participation is required now to ensure the country can boost its Covid-19 response and support a sustainable recovery. This is part of a series of articles Eurodad is producing in collaboration with our global partners on the implementation of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI).

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Eurodad reaction to #FinCEN Files

On Sunday 20 September 2020, an international network of over 400 journalists coordinated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the FinCEN Files - exposing the global movement of illicit financial flows through the international banking system.

Click here to read the full reaction.


Useful resources

Demand global #debtsustainability now!

Debt Justice Norway (SLUG) launched a campaign called #gjeldsbærekraft - or #debtsustainability in English. In this campaign they work together with their member organisations to increase awareness of the relationship between debt sustainability and the UN SDGs, and demand that our politicians take action.




Eurodad will take part in a number of events during the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF and Civil Society Policy Forum, and during the C20. Head over to the events section on our website for a full list of panel discussions and don't forget to register!



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