Daniel Munevar

Daniel Munevar

A guide to IMF surcharges

IMF surcharges are a system of fees on loans from this institution which places an unfair burden on vulnerable countries that are in need of financial support. This guide explores how IMF surcharges work and provides an overview of the costs they impose on IMF borrowing at the global and country level. The large costs associated with surcharges are unjustified in the current global health crisis.

  • Debt Justice
  • IMF
Daniel Munevar

Social unrest, fiscal adjustment and debt sustainability after Covid-19

Without a human rights-based alternative to austerity, many countries will find themselves trapped in a vicious cycle of self-defeating fiscal adjustments, instability and unsustainable debts.

  • Debt Justice
  • Covid-19
Daniel Munevar

Making sense of Belize's Blue Bond Proposal

Lauded by its proponents as a “ground-breaking” and “innovative approach,” the proposal raises concerns upon closer review and is likely to turn into a costly missed opportunity for everyone involved.

  • Debt Justice
  • Covid-19
Daniel Munevar

UN General Assembly 2021 - Debt highlights

The 76th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) 2021 concluded on September 27.

The UNGA includes the representatives of all 193 Member States and is in session every year between September and December. 

  • Debt Justice
Daniel Munevar

A debt pandemic: Impact of the crisis in developing countries

This series of infograms and charts highlight the increasing impact of debt and the Covid-19 pandemic in the global south.

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  • Debt Justice
  • Subtopic
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, has advocated for the establishment of a Liquidity and Sustainability Facility (LSF). The LSF has been presented as a mechanism to support countries in Africa in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. But which countries and investors really stand to benefit? 

  • Development Finance
  • Covid-19
Daniel Munevar

Infogram: Debt, Colombia and Covid-19

Covid-19 has left Colombia in a precarious position. The following infographic highlights why urgent multilateral support is needed to help the country address its debt burden.

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  • Debt Justice
  • Global Processes
Daniel Munevar

Infogram: Sovereign Bonds and the Covid-19 Debt Crisis

Dive deeper into key Sovereign Bond data from Sleep now in the fire: Sovereign Bonds and the Covid-19 Debt Crisis in this interactive infographic.

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  • Debt Justice
  • Global Processes
Daniel Munevar

Sleep now in the fire: Sovereign Bonds and the Covid-19 Debt Crisis

Public debt levels have been on the rise over the past decade and this dynamic has been exacerbated further by the Covid-19 pandemic. This report aims to shed light on the lack of transparency
in the case of sovereign bonds of middle- and low-income countries.

  • Debt Justice
  • Global Processes
Daniel Munevar

Is the IMF doing enough?

The failure of the IMF to respond to the Covid-19 crisis highlights the need for urgent international financial architecture reform. Eurodad's debt team analyse the data in this infograph.

 

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  • Debt Justice
  • IFIs