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  • 2.6.2017

    FTAP-Update: June 2017

     1. Outcome of the G20 Finance Ministers' meeting erlassjahr.de and international colleagues staged action outside the Baden Baden casino in March, in order to demonstrate how rising debt levels suffocate poor countries' economies. Still, the ministers' communiqué makes only scant reference to global debt problems; one of these references, however,…

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  • 12.4.2017

    Debt Relief in Baden-Baden

    20 people dressed in the flags of the Debt20-countries, about 150 activists, many journalists and camera teams and – as expected – not one finance minster to perform a symbolical debt relief. Jürgen Kaiser, who is the policy coordinator of Jubilee Germany, held a speech directly opposite the Baden-Baden “Kurhaus”…

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  • 17.3.2017

    Global Sovereign Indebtedness Monitor 2017

    The article lists debt indicators for all those countries that show debt indicators above critical thresholds for end-2015.  It shows that 116 countries in the Global South are critically indebted, which is 33 more than only two years ago. The highest average debt indicators are shown by affected countries in the CIS /…

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  • 8.12.2016

    Debt20 campaign hands over supporter logos to the upcoming German G20 presidency

    During a short ceremony in the German development ministry state secretary Thomas Silberhorn in representation of the German government received 185 institutional logos of organisations, which support the G20 call for a fair and efficient debt workout mechanism on November 9th 2016. Geoffrey Chongo of the Jesuit Centre for Theological…

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  • 26.8.2016

    Eurodad discussion paper: The Evolving Nature of Developing Country Debt and Solutions for Change

    The new discussion paper published by Eurodad is analysing the evolving nature of debt and the regime-building processes at the international level to prevent and resolve debt crises that are becoming more complicated. The debt burden in developing countries has been on the rise, since 2011 also in relative terms. The…

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  • 4.5.2016

    Global Sovereign Indebtedness Monitor

    There has not been a single year in recent economic history, without the existence of debt distress somewhere in the world, either in an individual state or in a whole national economy. Therefore, sovereign debt crises are nothing extraordinary. However, in order to develop an appropriate strategy for overcoming the…

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  • 16.3.2016

    FTAP-Update: July 2015

    Greece // The UN process towards a sovereign debt workout // Ever more countires in crisis

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  • 16.3.2016

    FTAP-Update: February 2016

    Debt on the G20 agenda // UNCTAD-Roadmap // More countries deeper in the debt // Share the Academics' Call

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