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Finance and debt

Report / 25th November 2020

Countries are losing a total of over $427 billion in tax each year to international corporate tax abuse and private tax evasion, costing countries altogether the equivalent of nearly 34 million nurses’ annual salaries every year – or one nurse’s annual salary every second. 

Article / 18th November 2020

The Transnational Institute sets out ten proposals to mobilise resources to cover the cost of the global COVID-19 pandemic and to pay for the transition away from the fossil fuel economy.

News / 11th November 2020

Over 1,000 health professionals from 66 countries have signed a letter urging the G20 to cancel the debt of developing countries, ahead of an extraordinary G20 Finance Ministers meeting.

Article / 23rd October 2020

As the World Bank and IMF sound the alarm on debts driven sky high by Covid-19 in some of the world’s poorest nations, debt ‘relief’ will not cut it – we need a thoroughgoing transformation of the global economy. By Nick Dearden for the New Internationalist.

Report / 14th October 2020

Despite its own warnings, the International Monetary Fund is risking another ‘lost decade’ for development, reports Soren Ambrose for openDemocracy.

Report / 12th October 2020

An exit strategy from the World Bank and IMF could lead to serious efforts to create a new system of international governance based on the principles of mutual respect, equality, and cooperation, argues Walden Bellow for FocusWeb.

News / 8th October 2020

500以上の世界有数の慈善団体、社会団体、学者が国際通貨基金に手紙を送り、COVID-19に対処するために強化されるべきだった支援プログラムが、何年もの緊縮財政を多くの国に強いていると警告しています。

News / 7th October 2020

More than five hundred of the world’s leading charities, social groups and academics have sent a letter to the International Monetary Fund warning that its support programs are condemning many countries to years of austerity.

News / 7th October 2020

In an encyclical, the most authoritative form of papal teaching, Francis lamented poor cooperation among countries and warned the forces of “myopic, extremist, resentful and aggressive nationalism are on the rise.”

Blog / 29th July 2020

先週、スコットランドのグレンイーグルスで開催されたG8サミットで世界の最富裕諸国の指導者たちが多くの重債務貧困国の債務帳消しに合意して以来、私たちは15年目を迎えました。