Debt Justice

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
Eurodad

62 CSOs deliver open letter on the Debt Transparency Initiative (DTI) to OECD, G20 and European Commission

62 civil society organisations and global networks across the world have published an open letter expressing their concerns about the design, consultation process and establishment of the ‘inadequate’ OECD Debt Transparency Initiative (DTI).

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
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
Iolanda Fresnillo

How to get to the bottom of a country’s debts?

Debt audits can be a powerful tool to support civil society engagement in citizen assessment of debt impacts but also to increase citizens’ participation in public finance governance, leading to an increase in accountability and transparency and allowing for the identification of illegitimate debts at the national, regional and municipal level.

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  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
Julia Ravenscroft

New report sheds light on structure and holdings of sovereign bonds of developing countries

Research discloses the identity of 501 institutional investors which hold a total of US$ 169 billion in sovereign bonds of 62 developing countries.

  • 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

The Civil Society FfD Group's reaction to the 2021 Financing for Development Forum

This year, the ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum took place virtually from 12 and 15 April.

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes
Matthew Cummings

Global austerity alert: Looming budget cuts in 2021-25 and alternative pathways

The Global Austerity Alert is published by ITUC, Public Services International, Bretton Woods Project, Third World Network, Arab Watch Coalition and IPD/Columbia University.

  • Development Finance
  • Austerity