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G8 Debt Relief Proposals (14-06-05)

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Brown seeks G7 support to write off third world debt DEVELOPMENT AID: (08-07-04)
Africa’s poorest ‘should refuse to repay debt’ (07-07-04)

Belgium clears path to developing world prosperity (05-07-04)

Blair hails push on debt relief for poorest (14-06-04)

G8 fails to cancel debt of poorest countries (14-06-04)

UK Press Reports that Bush Supports 100% Cancellation for 41 Countries (10-06-04)

Bush backs UK plan for debt relief (08-06-04)

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Jubilee Movement International Tracking HIPC
Boletín informativo – No.1 Mes de junio de 2003 Jubileo 2000 Ecuador 30-06-03

Japan Announces Debt Cancellation. Japan Network on Debt and Poverty (15-01-03)

Jubilee 2000 campaigners in Argentine Congress petition Kofi Annan for the Jubilee Framework. (13-08-02)

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Senegal Reaches Completion Point (23-04-04)

Debt relief for poor countries held up by discord Alan Beattie, FT.com (12-02-04)

Guyana reaches Completion Point (04-02-04)

Nicaragua reaches Completion Point: IMF and World Bank Support US$4.5 Billion in Debt Service Relief for Nicaragua (23-01-04)

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Data Bank Analysis
Country profiles Debt data, national statistics, health and education indicators, and broader information on the most indebted nations.

Latest info on Zambia (19-02-03)

Latest briefings, including an update on HIPCs and a briefing on Pakistan’s debt

Debt tables Detailed figures on the debts of developing nations.

Glossary of debt terms

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Former derivatives trader Sony Kapoor rebuts the criticisms of the latest Currency Transaction Tax (Tobin Tax) Proposals and presents a pragmatic unilateral version. (June 2004)
How the UK can afford to cancel its share of Third World Debt – A report by JDC and WDM (March 2004)

Sony Kapoor takes a light-hearted but insightful look at randomness in life and financial markets (23-08-04)

How Weather Bonds can contribute to international development? By Sony Kapoor (PDF 20-08-04)

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Opinion Finance and Economics
Jubilee + will, periodically, post an opinion piece, by a named author, whose purpose will be to stir lively debate and discussion on a chosen issue.

George Monbiot: How to Stop America

Joseph Stiglitz: The ruin of Russia

Ann Pettifor: Politics vital for human development says UNDP

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How low can the stock market go? By Mary Gahan BBC News (27-01-03)

U.S.’s growing trade deficit fuels ballooning net foreign debt (13-01-03)

Let Latin America find its own path – Duncan Green, The Guardian (05-08-02)

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Jubilee Research at the New Economics Foundation is an official successor to the Jubilee 2000 UK campaign – which launched the slogan “Drop the Debt” – supported by Bono of U2, Bob Geldof, Youssou Ndour, Thom Yorke and others. Jubilee 2000 was a hugely successful international campaign which mobilised 24 million people over a five year period to cancel the “unpayable debts of the poorest countries by the year 2000”. In 1999, at the Cologne G8 Summit, world leaders agreed to cancel $100bn of debts owed by the poorest countries. Jubilee Research, whose director is Ann Pettifor, took over from Jubilee 2000 in 2001; and provides in-depth analysis and data on third world debt, including the sovereign debts of HIPCs – Heavily Indebted Poor Countries; emerging markets; but also rich debtor nations like the US. We also promote a new, just, international insolvency framework for sovereign debtors – the Jubilee Framework.

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