Blogs

Blogs

Debt and the Climate Crisis: A Perfect Storm

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 28 September 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Debt

This new joint briefing explains why debt justice is key to addressing the climate crisis.

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Financing justice? UK climate finance and how to increase ambition at COP26

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 22 September 2021
Campaigns: Climate

In 2010, rich countries pledged to provide $100 billion a year in climate finance to the global south by 2020, but fell well short. Official estimates suggest that rich countries […]

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Briefing: Corporate courts vs the climate

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 16 September 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Trade

Climate finance for low-income countries is already abysmally insufficient. But thanks to corporate courts, rich countries could end up paying nearly as much to fossil fuel companies as they do […]

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End the debt trap: Cancel Zambia’s debt

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 6 July 2021
Campaigns: Debt

Briefing and leaflet for Scottish supporters Covid-19 exacerbated an already growing sovereign debt crisis across much of the global south. The pandemic is predicted to push over a hundred and […]

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A Five Step Plan for a People’s Vaccine

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 20 May 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

People’s Vaccine Policy Manifesto May 2021 The world is facing a vaccine apartheid – billions of people are unprotected facing the threat of illness and death from this cruel disease. […]

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Fighting for a People’s Vaccine briefing

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 10 February 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Covid-19 vaccines are crucial to help end this pandemic. But as wealthy countries roll out vaccine programmes, countries in the global south are left with little or none. Even though […]

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Under the radar: Private sector debt and coronavirus in developing countries

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 14 October 2020
Campaigns: Debt, General

The G20 must step in and compel private creditors to cancel the debts of developing countries to avoid the loss of many more lives.

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Drop Debt, Save Lives Supporter Toolkit

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 28 August 2020
Campaigns: Debt

Covid-19 and the debt crisis in developing countries As the world continues to battle coronavirus, the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economies of lower-income countries and could push 500 […]

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Passing the buck on debt relief

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 16 July 2020
Campaigns: Debt

How the failure of the private sector to cancel debts is fueling a crisis across the developing world. Produced in partnership with Oxfam, Christian Aid, Jubilee Debt Campaign and Citizens for Financial Justice.

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The future of aid after DfID: Shocking development projects supported by the UK

Type: Campaign briefings
Date: 6 July 2020
Campaigns: Aid

With the government having recently announced plans to abolish the Department for International Development (DfID) and give control of UK aid policy to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), many […]

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