Parallel Event: Debt cancellation to realize economic and social rights

Start Date: 
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 09:00
End Date: 
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:30


What: The impact of the current global debt crisis and International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies on the realization of economic and social rights cannot be ignored. The event will be a space for us to deepen analysis of ongoing trends and amplify our demands on "Debt cancellation to realize economic and social rights"
When: 14th October 2021 (The event will be happening parallel to the IMF/WB official meetings (October 11-17)
Why: ESCR-Net members from Haiti, Kenya, Argentina, Egypt, Jordan and Zimbabwe will be sharing concrete case studies from different regions that demonstrate the negative impacts of the conditionalities and structural adjustments imposed by the IMF as a condition of debt relief or restructuring. In line with our public statement of demands in March 2021, during the IMF Spring Meetings, we shall be joining the global push for debt cancellation for low and middle income countries.
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