Presentation of CADTM international affiliations
Against the debt,
for the other worlds in prospect
"The most urgent task is not, in the manner of the World Bank and the IMF, to drive the destitute into the hands of the wealthy, but to consolidate for the long-term those social and ecological guarantees that some few have obtained, often at dire cost.
And then to extend these guaranties to all Earth’s people."
Albert Jacquard, J’accuse l’économie triomphante, 1995.
What is the CADTM?
The Committee for the Cancellation of the Third World Debt (the CADTM - Comité pour l’annulation de la dette du Tiers Monde) is an international network of individuals and local committees from across Europe and Latin America, Africa and Asia. It was founded in Belgium on 15th March 1990.
The network acts in close liaison with other movements and organisations fighting for the same ideals. Its main preoccupation, besides the debt issue, is the planning of activities and radical alternatives for the creation of a world respectful of people’s (...)more