Covid-19

Leia Achampong

Could this month’s UN climate conference be the catalyst to get the world back on track?

Climate action cannot stop, despite the cancellation of high-level climate meetings due to Covid-19. When the time comes to rebuild our economies, we must focus on achieving the goals set out in the Paris Agreement.

  • Climate Finance
  • Covid-19
Maria Jose Romero

Development finance in times of Covid-19: Time for a rethink at the World Bank

Before Covid-19 most discussions on development finance were focused on using public money and institutions to ‘leverage’ private finance. The pandemic has, however, exposed the consequences of decades of austerity policies and privatisation strategies.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Covid-19
Daniel Munevar

IIF Private creditor participation proposal: A cure worse than the disease

Following the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) announced during the 2020 Spring Meetings, the International Institute of Finance (IIF) has released a template for the voluntary involvement of private creditors in a debt service suspension.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
Eurodad

Register for Eurodad Policy Forum webinar

#Covid-19 #IMF #Debt #DevelopmentFinance #CONCORD #HumanRightsWatch #LebanonSupport #JobVacancy

  • Development Finance
  • Covid-19
Eurodad

Argentina: creditors must take action to stem human impact of debt crisis

#Covid-19 #Paris #Argentina #Debt #GreenDeal #OECD #Development #ActionAid #JobVacancy

  • Climate Finance
  • Covid-19
Eurodad

Is ODA Up To The Challenges Posed By The Coronavirus Pandemic?

#Covid-19 #IMF #OECD #Debt #SpringMeetings #G20 #ODA

  • Climate Finance
  • Covid-19
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
  • Aid Quantity
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
  • Covid-19
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
  • Covid-19
Eurodad

Eurodad reaction to the G20 suspension of debt payments

#Covid-19 #IMF #Debt #SpringMeetings #G20 #WHO #ODA #JobVacancy

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes