Covid-19

Pablo Jose Iturralde

Ecuador, Covid-19 and Debt

Ecuador is experiencing a health and humanitarian crisis as a result of Covid-19. This blog explores the implications of the pandemic, Ecuador's debt crisis and the DSSI initiative. 

  • Debt Justice
  • Covid-19
Julia Ravenscroft

Reaction to G20 Common Framework for Debt Treatments: designed by and for creditors

Today the G20 published its “Common Framework for Debt Treatments beyond the DSSI.” The proposed framework is extremely disappointing, and yet again another mechanism that has been designed by and for creditors.

  • Debt Justice
  • DSSI
Eurodad

Joint global response to the outcome of the Finance in Common Summit

Following the conclusion of the first Finance in Common Summit, APMDD, AFRODAD, Latindadd, Third World Network and Eurodad have issued the following response.

  • Development Finance
  • FiC
Julia Ravenscroft

Eurodad reaction to OECD-DAC High Level Meeting - A missed opportunity

Following the OECD Development Assistance Committee High Level Meeting, Eurodad laments that delegates failed to show the solidarity that is needed to stay on track to reach the sustainable development goals.

  • Development Finance
  • Covid-19
Maria Jose Romero

What are the core features of a model Public Development Bank?

Public Development Banks are in a unique and powerful position to play a key role in the post Covid-19 recovery. Explore the core features such organisations should embody.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • FiC
Leia Achampong

FiC Joint CSO Statement - Public Development Banks must deliver on the world we want

From 10-12 November, the first summit of Public Development Banks, the Finance in Common Summit, will be held.

  • Climate Finance
  • FiC
Thomas Marois

Reclaiming Public Development Banks to Finance a Sustainable & Equitable Recovery Post Covid-19

It is vital that we seize the opportunity afforded by the Finance in Common Summit to reclaim public development banks for the public good.

Originally published on IDN-InDepthNews

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • FiC
Robert Ssuuna

Kenya, Covid-19 and Debt

Covid-19 has left Kenya in a precarious position. A large debt burden and the impact of the pandemic are eroding all the gains made in the fight against poverty over the last few decades.

  • Debt Justice
  • Covid-19
Julia Ravenscroft

World’s biggest development finance institutions have failed to invest in the poorest countries during Coronavirus pandemic

  • New research shows five of world’s largest DFIs – including the World Bank IFC – have directed just 2% of investments to companies based in low income countries
  • CSOs call for a rethink during virtual Finance in Common (FIC) summit next week, where 400 public development banks, including DFIs, will discuss their role in the Covid-19 recovery effort
  • Development Finance
  • FiC