Jubilee USA Network

Jubilee USA
Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 US organizations and 650 faith communities working with 50 Jubilee global partners. Jubilee USA builds an economy that serves, protects and promotes the participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA wins critical global financial reforms and won more than $130 billion in debt relief to benefit the world's poorest people. www.jubileeusa.org

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Friday, November 13, 2020
G20 Announces Debt Relief Process
G20 finance ministers held an extraordinary meeting and announced further plans on debt reduction for developing countries affected by the COVID-19 economic crisis. “The G20 created a process that includes all creditors, including the private sector, in debt relief plans for the poorest countries...
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
Jubilee USA Statement on World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings and Communiqué
World leaders, Finance Ministers, heads of corporations and development groups are meeting virtually for the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings. The International Monetary and Financial Committee, the IMF policymaking body, met as part of the Annual IMF and World Bank Meetings. The body discussed...
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Friday, September 25, 2020
The G7 Finance Ministers Have Decided to Support Debt Relief for Poor Countries Fighting Coronavirus
The G7 supports a process for debt cancellation for vulnerable countries, they announced this morning after Treasury convened a special Finance Ministers meeting. In a G7 statement, the ministers also encouraged an extension of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) into next year for...
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Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Finance Ministers and United Nations Discuss COVID Crisis Solutions
The majority of developing countries face deepening crises, IMF head Kristalina Georgieva told a global meeting of Finance Ministers. Georgieva spoke during "Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond." The coronavirus crisis meeting was convened by the...
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Monday, August 24, 2020
Battling Economic Crises, Tropical Storm Laura Slams Haiti and Dominican Republic
Over the weekend, Tropical Storm Laura pummeled Haiti and the Dominican Republic leaving at least 13 dead, infrastructure decimated and towns isolated by landslides. "The damage is quite serious across Haiti," stated Eric LeCompte, the Executive Director of the religious development group, Jubilee...
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
World Bank Says Bold Debt Relief Plans Needed to Confront COVID Crisis
World Bank President David Malpass called for debt cancellation for poor countries struggling with the coronavirus, in an interview he gave to The Guardian . "The coronavirus crisis is both a health and economic crisis and many developing countries can't address the critical needs of their people...
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Monday, August 17, 2020
G7 Calls for More Debt Relief to Confront COVID-19 Crisis
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin convened G7 Finance Ministers, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to coordinate responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the G7 supported the G20 to implement a plan to suspend debt payments for the 73 poorest countries in the world through...
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Stimulus Plan Negotiations Turn to Student Debt
Student debt relief is now included in round the clock stimulus package negotiations on Capitol Hill. On Thursday, President Trump indicated that student debt relief measures passed in the Spring could be extended in the final Congressional package. "During a crisis that rivals the Great Depression...
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Wednesday, July 08, 2020
July 8, 2020 World Leaders Meet to Tackle COVID Debt and Development Crises
The G20 and Paris Forum convened a global virtual High-Level Ministerial conference for 39 countries focused on the economic, debt and development impacts of the coronavirus. "The meeting offered recommendations to the G20 as it tries to build consensus on next steps for dealing with the...
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Thursday, April 23, 2020
United Nations Warns of Famine, Urges Debt Relief and Calls for New Debt Process to Confront Coronavirus
Over the last 48 hours, United Nations agencies warned the coronavirus could spread famine to hundreds of millions, called for new debt relief processes and the UN's chief urged expanding debt relief and aid to more countries. "Without debt relief and emergency aid, too many countries do not have...
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