"One of the cornerstones of the Week of Global Action against Debt and International Financial Institutions (IFIs) on October 11-17, 2010 is the demand for the immediate cancellation of illegitimate debts across the globe - Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and North America." You will find information and news about illegitimate debts and about organisations working on this topic.
The Week of Global Action against Debt and IFIs is an initiative of the different movements and organisations in the International South North Campaign on Illegitimate Debt. It was born at the World Social Forum in Nairobi 2007. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Committee for the Cancellation of the Third World Debt (French: CADTM) is an international network of individuals and local committees from across Europe and Latin America, Africa and Asia. The network acts in close liaison with other movements and organisations fighting for the same ideals. Its main preoccupation, besides the debt issue, is the planning of activities and radical alternatives for the creation of a world respectful of people's fundamental rights, needs and liberties. ... [according to site editor's information]
JS is a network of debt campaigns, social movements, people's organizations, communities, NGOs and political formations in over 50 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia/Pacific. We aim to develop and strengthen a global South movement on the debt, in cooperation with others South and North who are struggling to build a world free of domination. ... [according to site editor's information]
La plate-forme « Dette & Développement » regroupe 27 organisations et syndicats français agissant en faveur d'une solution large, juste et durable au problème de la dette des pays en développement. Elle a pour objectif de faire le lien entre dette et développement en travaillant à la promotion d'une solution définitive à la question de la dette des pays du Sud. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
EURODAD is a network of 58 NGOs from 19 European countries working on issues related to debt, development finance and poverty reduction. The Eurodad network offers a platform for exploring issues, collecting intelligence and ideas, and undertaking collective advocacy. [according to site editor's information]
The International Debt Observatory is a tool of exchange of knowledge, analyses and research on the problematic of the debt. Its aim is to provide precise analyses in most domains relating to problematic of the debt as well as a unique statistical database to the individuals and the organizations that study the mechanism of the debt and/or act for an alternative to the domination of the most powerful countries of the North.
IDO is born under the impulse of the Committee for the abolition of the Third World Debt (CADTM) and of the Left-wing Economists (EDI, Argentina) in 2005 at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil. ... [according to site editor's information]
AFRODAD is an Pan African Civil Society Organisation working on Debt and Development. AFRODAD aspires for an equitable and sustainable development process, leading to a prosperous African Society. Its mission is to secure policies that will redress the African Debt Crisis based on a human rights value system.
Numerous publications and studies are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
UDN is an advocacy and lobbying coalition of NGOs, Institutions and individuals formed in 1996. UDN works to promote and advocate for pro-poor policies and full participation of poor people in influencing poverty-focused policies, monitoring the utilization of public resources and ensuring that borrowed and national resources are prudently managed in an open, accountable and transparent manner. ... [according to site editor's information]
CAD-Mali est un mouvement social populaire. Il a pour but de lutter pour le changement des mécanismes de blocages du développement en vue de la satisfaction des besoins fondamentaux de l'être humain au Mali et en Afrique. L'organisation regroupe 66 organisations membres composées de: organisations paysannes, femmes, jeunes, opérateurs économiques locaux, ONGs, syndicats, confessions religieuses (musulmanes et chrétiennes) et des personnes engagées pour la cause des peuples. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site ; rédaction ilissAfrica]