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 […]
Together with SCIAF we have developed this prayer booklet to support Parish groups and individuals in incorporating messages of debt justice into liturgy, prayer and discussion. The Jubilee we need Today_Prayer booklet
Check out this great film by the Norwegian Debt Justice campaign SLUG and other Norwegian civil society organisations demonstrating how developing countries spend more on debt than they receive in aid.
The last few months have seen evidence of a new debt crisis beginning in Small Island Developing States, a major vote on debt justice at the UN, and the victory of the vultures in Argentina. Read our latest briefing to find out more about these issues and, crucially, how Scotland can be a nation of debt […]
The concept of the Jubilee – a year when debts would be cancelled, slaves freed and land returned to its origina owner – appears thoughout the Bible. We’ve teamed up with the World Mission Council of the Church of Scotland to bring you a range of resources o help you explore the concept of debt […]
At their conference in spring 2014, NUS Scotland voted to sign Jubilee Scotland’s Debt Justice Pledge, and become members of the Jubilee Scotland Coalition. Having the support of NUS Scotland is a brilliant boost for our campaign, but we still need more support from students at universities and colleges across Scotland.
Organising a film-screening is a great way to tell people about the problems of debt justice. It can also be a great fundraiser for Jubilee Scotland! All of these films are free to screen, so it’s really simple to hire a hall to show to a large audience, or simply invite some friends round to […]
There is no global system for dealing with unjust or unpayable debt. And where debt cancellation has happened in the past, it has come with damaging conditions which which often leads to an even worse economic situation. For many years, campaigners have been calling for a fair and transparent system for handling sovereign debt. In […]
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 […]
It is now less than a year until the people of Scotland decide on their constitutional future. The debate presents an exciting opportunity for charities and campaigning organisations to reassert the importance of the issues they campaign on and put these at the forefront of parties’ concerns as the parties, politicians, and referendum campaigns themselves look to present their visions of a post-referendum Scotland. Jubilee Scotland has been thinking a lot about what the implications for international debt will be in either outcome and how its campaigns can move forward post-2014 be it in an independent Scotland or one which remains part of the United Kingdom.