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Brussels/Washington DC, October 11 2017. A new campaign aimed at reversing the dangerous rush to promote expensive and high-risk public-private partnerships (PPPs) was launched today by civil society organisations from all over the ...
25 Civil Society Organisations provided comments on the draft Policy and Procedures for the Complaints Mechanism (CM) of the European Investment Bank currently undergoing public consultation.The signatories – a variety of groups based in Europe, the ...
Erlassjahr (Jubilee Germany), Jubilee Debt Campaign and Eurodad jointly call on IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to declare an immediate debt moratorium for Antigua and Barbuda in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Read the full ...
As world leaders prepare for the G20 Summit in Germany later this week, plans for new financing initiatives for Africa have been put in doubt by a US$2 bn loan scandal in Mozambique. The German G20 Presidency intends to use the summit to promote the ...
With its Compact with Africa, the German G20 presidency is actively promoting private loans and investment as solutions to infrastructure deficiencies on the African continent. The Compact aims at using public resources in order to improve the investment ...
Addressing the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum at the UN in New York, Eurodad’s Bodo Ellmers made this statement on behalf of the Addis Ababa CSO Coordination Group concerning the failure to address debt crises: “One unfortunate development ...
While media reports largely focussed on trade policy – an area the G20 has never made important decisions on – the real impact of the new US administration has been to severely limit the scope of new initiatives planned by the G20 this year, highlighting ...
This year’s Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank took place against the backdrop of continued sluggish growth in developed and developing countries alike. The impact of the commodity price crash weighs heavily on many developing countries and has ...
Eleven years ago, the international community adopted the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness that led to the adoption of several principles to improve the effectiveness of international aid. Reflecting on the widely criticised fact that creditors ...
At its upcoming session on 20 September, the UN Human Rights Council will discuss a new report, coordinated by Jean Zielger, on the harmful activities of vulture funds and their impact on human rights. This report shows how vulture funds negatively impact ...