Want to know the basics of global debt? Eager to understand how we can have an impact on vast global systems? Need to talk about the issues we campaign on in the classroom? This education guide is for you! Containing information on how countries get into debt into the first place, a history of campaigning […]
The Guardian newspaper has developed a new visual resource to show the level of debt of the world’s states. The ‘Developing World of Debt’ map highlights that developing countries still owe $4 trillion, and that 12 countries – Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Gambia, Grenada, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Maldives, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tajikistan, Tonga and Yemen – are at high risk of not being able to pay their debts.
Jubilee Scotland has created a handbook to help you campaign for global debt justice in the most effective way possible. As well as giving you information about Jubilee Scotland and the problems of unpayable poor country debt, the handbook has lots of suggestion of activities you can do to let people know what you’re up to, raise awareness of the need for global debt justice, and put on some really great fundraising events.