Debt Campaign

7th bulletin of international campaign on illegitimate debt

2 July 2008


This is a publication that comes out every two months to summarise recent and forthcoming actions in the International Campaign on Illegitimate Debt carried out by activists across the world. It aims to publicise the
actions and give opportunities for more people to get involved to challenge illegitimate debts and the structures
which lead to them.
The bulletin is produced by Jubilee South, Jubilee USA, Eurodad, and CADTM

Table of content

Actions against the G8 G8 Group composed of the most powerful countries of the planet: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the USA, with Russia a full member since June 2002. Their heads of state meet annually, usually in June or July.
- Open letter calling for immediate debt cancellation for Haiti
- JS APMDD at the G8
- People’s forum in Mali: the African G8 counter-summit
- Action against the G8 in Belgium (Liège) - Tchant-Ché kicks the G8!

International
- South-North meeting on illegitimate debt
- UN consultation emphasises unfinished debt agenda
- Are lenders serious about the 2015 debt crisis?

PUBLICATIONS
- The 2008 International Critics’ Week at the Cannes festival selected Philippe Diaz’ movie The End of Poverty ?

Campaigns and Action Alerts

SOUTH AMERICA
- NICARAGUA Illegitimate Debt to Venezuela? - Jubilee South-Nicaragua
- 23-06 / 27-06 |Quito - Seminar on the Bank of the South
- Quito - Meeting of lawyers, 8-9 July
- Support the CAIC! OPEN LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR THE PUBLIC DEBT AUDIT IN ECUADOR

EUROPE
- Adoption of the shameful directive « Liberalism and European Solidarity »
- SCOTLAND - Update from Jubilee Scotland
- Spain : Who Owes Who Campaign - Alternative Summit on Oil
- Belgium - No Development Without the Emancipation of Women

AFRICA
- Africa Jubilee South will hold its general assembly August 5 - 11, 2008 in Nairobi
- Congo Brazzaville
- Mauritania

ASIE
- JS APMDD at the ADB AGM in Madrid, Spain




Translation(s)

CADTM

COMMITTEE FOR THE ABOLITION OF ILLEGITIMATE DEBT

8 rue Jonfosse
4000 - Liège- Belgique

00324 60 97 96 80
info@cadtm.org

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