Jubilee Scotland and Global Justice Now joined forces last week to ask BlackRock to cancel or suspend debts between them and Zambia as the country struggles to fund healthcare and education for the Zambian people whilst BlackRock are set to make 110% profit. The two organisations came together to create a BlackRock pinata that was […]
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.
Jubilee Scotland is part of a new campaign to Build Back Better. As we begin to recover from the devastating impacts of Coronavirus, we have a chance to transform our society for the better. The outbreak of COVID-19 has reminded us what is really important – looking after each other and our communities, our health […]
This past week has been a big win for people working to improve education in countries that have been plagued by Private-for-profit schools, such as Kenya, India, Ghana, Uganda and Liberia. The World Bank Group announced that its private sector division, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) would be reforming how they approach lending policy, their […]
As we wait for final election results, potentially facing another five years of austerity it is hard not to think of Greece. During its months of negotiations with creditors the Greek government has dealt with on-going assaults to its democratically elected mandate to reverse austerity. The ECB continues to hold critical relief funds to ransom […]
8-15 October marks the Global Week of Action again Debt. Timed to coincide with the anniversary of the assassination of Thomas Sankara, former President of Burkina Faso and outspoken debt activist, debt week is a time when Jubilee organisations across the world come together to take action for debt justice. You can read the statement […]