Ten years on from Make Poverty History debt relief is still a critical issue. Together with the Church of Scotland’s World Mission Council we have created several debt justice resources including: an exploration of Make Poverty History’s key campaigning tactics & how we can apply them to debt justice campaigning today worship & reflection material […]
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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.
A new website has been launched to keep you up to date with all the latest news about Britain’s department for dodgy deals. Clean Up Britain’s Exports (or CUBE, for short) is the best place to find out all you need to know about UK Export Finance (formerly the ECGD) and the campaign to stop its dodgy dealings.
Jubilee Scotland is launching an international debt wiki site. This will connect the entire debt campaign community in one place on-line to share and capture knowledge, experiences, and hopefully ideas and projects.
For campaigners in Scotland the wiki will be a place to find out about and get involved with debt campaigns happening around the world, and also to strengthen our own campaigns.