Debt Justice

Civil Society position on the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework Review

Civil Society position on the IMF and World Bank Debt Sustainability Framework Review submitted in June 2016.

  • Debt Justice
  • Illegitimate Debt
Jesse Griffiths

Is the global financial and economic system fit to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are ambitious objectives: business as usual will not deliver them.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Aid Quantity

Mozambique should not pay the hidden debt

Mozambique should not pay the hidden debt by Joseph Hanlon

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution

Paris Proof Export Support: why and how the Dutch government must exclude credit support for fossil fuel

Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) are key institutions governments employ to support private companies doing business overseas. ECAs offer a wide range of guarantees and insurances to private companies. This makes it easier for these companies to gain access to finance, mostly from banks.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
  • Both ENDS

The G20 Compact with Africa and the proposed "Marshall Plan" for Africa: welcoming the initiatives with caution

African civil society groups give a "cautious welcome" to the G20's plans for a "Compact for Africa"

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
  • Afrodad

Making the global financial system more resilient - A regional/group-wise approach to sovereign debt workouts

In this study from Eurodad member erlassjahr.de, in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert-Foundation.

  • Debt Justice
  • Erlassjahr

Honest Accounts 2017 - How the world profits from Africa's wealth

This new report, published by a coalition of UK and African organisations, including Eurodad members Global Justice Now and Jubilee Debt Campaign, makes a series of recommendations as to how the system extracting wealth from Africa could be dismantled.

  • Debt Justice
  • Jubilee Debt Campaign
  • Global Justice Now
Bodo Ellmers

IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings: drifting off course as multilateralism faces headwinds.

The 2017 spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank, which also included the second edition of the Global Infrastructure Forum, took place against the uncertainty generated by geopolitical changes such as the election of President Trump in the US and the formalisation of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes

The new debt crisis in the Global South

In January 2017 the government of Mozambique defaulted on a bond interest payment. Ghana is already dependent on loans from the IMF and World Bank to pay the high interest on loans from private lenders. Many of these debts are under the jurisdiction of the UK, with over 90% of subSaharan African government bonds owed under English law.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
  • Jubilee Debt Campaign

Global Sovereign Indebtedness Monitor 2017 (English version)

In the run-up to the G20 Finance Ministers' meeting in Baden-Baden last weekend, Erlassjahr / Jubilee Germany released their annual report on sovereign indebtedness.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Resolution
  • Erlassjahr