Today the G20 announced a six-month extension to the Debt Service Suspension Initiative. It also extended the period of debt payments suspension from four years to six years. In addition, the G20 announced a common framework for debt treatments beyond the DSSI, the details of which will be announced in November.
Over the last two decades, Iolanda has been closely involved in local, national and international social movements and has campaigned on development finance, debt, human rights, feminism, environment, peace, trade and responsible consumption. She has worked for more than 10 years as a researcher, campaigns and communications manager at Observatori del Deute en la Globalització and as a research consultant at Eurodad, Medicos Sin Fronteras-MSF and Transnational Institute, among others. Iolanda holds a MA in Development and Cooperation and a BA in Sociology, both from the University of Barcelona.