We have collated some of the finance highlights from COP26 so far and have put together a short video to remind ourselves exactly what we mean by ‘climate finance’ and how it is impacting those in the Global South.
The discussion involved data analysis and insight into the impact of debt on Global South countries amidst a pandemic and a climate emergency from Iolanda, as well as powerful insight into the direct and detrimental impact of debt on Zambia from Eugene. Marilyn Croser followed these powerful words by discussing the actions Jubilee Scotland are taking in our campaign to Cancel Unjust Debt.
the Glasgow Climate Dialogues provided a platform for Global South experts to engage with key actors in Scotland ahead of COP 26. Jubilee Scotland played a key role in organising the dialogues, which were held in recognition of the disproportionate impact of climate change on the Global South and the need for Global South voices and priorities to be central to the summit.
Want to learn more about climate and debt? Jubilee Scotland’s free webinar will explore the links between climate change and debt, including how these dual crises are affecting people in Scotland’s international development partner countries.
Ahead of the UN climate conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow later this year, Jubilee Scotland stands by Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) and allies; Afrodad, APMDD, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Global Justice Now, and Latindadd, in outlining the steps global decision-makers must take on debt if we are to address the climate crisis.
Ahead of COP 26, we are calling on the Scottish Government to speak up on the issue of climate debt, and to push other governments and private lenders to agree a green recovery plan. Read our briefing for MSPs here.
Scotland will host a series of high-profile talks with representatives of the Global South in the run-up to the UN climate conference COP26 in Glasgow. The Glasgow Climate Dialogues will give policymakers and civil society members in Scotland the chance to hear directly from people living in some of the countries that are severely impacted […]
Jubilee Scotland has an exciting internship for a talented student to join us for the Autumn semester of 2021. This is a placement opportunity for students who undertake work experiences as part of their MSc degree. About the internship At Jubilee Scotland you will take part in the preparations for the UN Climate Summit in […]
Financing Climate Justice: Scotland at COP26 At Jubilee Scotland we have been part of many campaigns calling for debt relief and the cancellation of unjust debt in the global south. Adding to the unjust sovereign debt that many nations need relief for financially, there is another type of debt that needs to be addressed by […]