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  • Greece: Break the chains of debt

    The people of Greece have demanded a new approach to the country’s enormous and unpayable debt. As the new Greek government starts talks aimed at debt cancellation, international support is crucial. Tell George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to support Greece’s call for a renegotiation of its debt.

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  • Ebola: Drop the Debt

    Ebola has already claimed the lives of more than 6,000 people in West Africa. Health workers are fighting day and night to treat and contain it, at great personal risk. Many haven’t been paid for months. Yet millions of dollars are leaving Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in debt repayments. Please call on the IMF and World Bank to drop the debt for countries fighting Ebola now.

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  • No debt crisis from the UK aid budget

    History is repeating in the global economy. With interest rates low and investors hunting for returns, lending to the most impoverished countries has doubled since the crash. The previous era of irresponsible lending trapped countries in a spiral of debt from which it was impossible to escape. It set back the fight against global poverty […]

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  • Support Grenada’s call for debt justice

    The Caribbean island of Grenada has published a brave open letter explaining why it has stopped paying its debts. Grenada stopped making payments earlier this year. The island has been badly affected by loss of trade preferences to the EU for its banana and spice exports, hurricanes Ivan and Emily which destroyed the equivalent of […]

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    Rebuilding Nepal must not leave it more indebted

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 24 June 2015

    Ahead of a donor conference in Kathmandu on Thursday 25 June, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign said: “Nepal urgently needs funds for reconstruction. One of the fastest ways to free up money in Nepal would be to cancel its debt, which is primarily owed to the Asian Development Bank and World Bank, […]

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    Jubilee’s message of support to the Greek Debt Truth Committee

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 19 June 2015

    Jubilee Debt Campaign’s co-chair, Roger Chisnall, was in Athens this week for the launch of the preliminary findings of the Greek Truth Committee on Public Debt in the Greek Parliament. Today he delivered this message of support: Kalimera Madame President and distinguished colleagues, I bring you greetings from the UK, and the debt campaign there. […]

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    Greece parliamentary audit shows debt is illegitimate

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 17 June 2015

    Commenting on the release of the Executive Summary of the Greek Debt Truth Committee, established by the Greek parliament, Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Director of the Jubilee Debt Campaign, said: “The initial outcomes from the Greek debt audit show that Greece’s debt comes primarily from bailing out European banks, rather than helping the Greek people. The austerity […]

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    Ten years since historic debt cancellation agreement, new crises threaten Africa

    Jubilee Debt Campaign, 10 June 2015

    Lending levels to the most impoverished countries in the world have tripled, ten years after the G7 finance ministers agreed a debt cancellation deal for low income countries, potentially setting a new debt trap for the countries that benefited from the deal. The debt cancellation agreement made in London in 2005 by the G7 Finance […]

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    External debt is a cancer to Nepal. Cancel it now!

    Sunil Pant, 21 May 2015

    Earthquake-hit Nepal’s debt stands at $3.8 billion. Writing off its loans will go a long way in helping it to recover, says former Nepali MP Sunil Pant. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all the kindhearted people across the world for their generosity and solidarity in response to the horror of Nepal’s […]

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