Posts Tagged "debt cancellation"

Christians join social movements in calls for debt cancellation and action on climate change

October 14, 2021

The climate crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic are adding to the debt burdens of countries in the global South.   Many countries need to transition away from use of fossil fuels, as well as to mitigate or prevent damage from severe storms, fires, and floods….

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

G20 debt plan stands in the way of equality and survival in global South

November 19, 2020

KAIROS has long grappled with global South debt cancellation in a just transition and urged Canada to speak up for the global South in multilateral meetings.  Supporters of debt cancellation renewed their call for permanent solutions in the wake of a weaker-than-expected “common framework for debt treatments” announced November 13th by G20 finance ministers and central…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS urges Canada to speak up for debt cancellation

November 10, 2020

KAIROS has written an open letter to Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, calling on Canada to use its privileged position in the G20 and the international financial institutions to urge for cancellation of debt.  The letter was sent in advance of…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Re-engaging on Global South debt cancellation in a just transition

October 7, 2020

KAIROS partners, members and allies are renewing calls for debt cancellation as the crisis provoked by the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies. In many countries, the pandemic has provoked an economic recession, increased inequality and further delayed action on the climate emergency.  At…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage