Make a note in your diaries!
CADTM Europe will hold its 3rd Summer University on 28, 29 & 30 June at la Marlagne, near Namur, in Belgium.
This year there are more than 25 workshops and plenaries to analyse and reflect on the impact of the debt on men and women from North to South.
On June 7th and 8th, we invite all European movements and organizations to the Alter Summit in Athens.
This event will be organized with the Greek social movement with the support of civil society organizations, trade unions, NGOs, political and cultural personalities from all around Europe.
Prague, 3 to 5 June
The Eurodad biennial conference is a leading forum for discussion, idea-sharing and collective strategising for civil society groups advocating for reform of development finance.
Europe is under a violent attack by the financial capital, represented by the troika (IMF, ECB, EC). This offensive crosses Europe and it must be defeated by an international struggle.
Debt cancellation ?
The supposed brazillian "forgiveness" of debts of African countries
par Rodrigo Vieira de Ávila
On May 25, 2013, has been widely reported that Brazil will “forgive” or renegotiate a debt of $ 900 million dollars of 12 African countries (Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania, Zambia, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan and (...)
Brazil’s ‘debt cancellation’ for Africa leaves more questions than it answers
by Konstantinos Todoulos
On 25 May Brazil announced the “cancellation or restructuring of up to $900 million of debt owed by 12 African countries though the details remain extremely unclear, including what this may actually be worth to African countries, and crucially what Brazil expects in return. The debt relief, (...)
Greece, brutal takeover by the government and the Troika
This Tuesday 11th June the Greek government decided to close down the public service in radio and television, the ERT. The police neutralized the main emitter and the special forces were used to cut the regional relay stations serving the rural areas. Screens receiving national and local public (...)
FEMINIST INITIATIVE FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
As Feminist Initiative for the elimination of Violence Against women, we state our opposition to the coup d’etat of the government, that is the closure of public Radio/Television, ERT, and the dismissal of 2.700 workers all over Greece. We participate in the struggle for revocation of this (...)
For the cradle of democracy is not its tomb
Radio & television closure shows a U-turn in austerity policies in Greece and Europe is urgently needed.
Over two days, June 7th and 8th, thousands of activists and leaders of social movements and trade unions, including a thousand from 22 different countries, came together to proclaim the "Athens Manifesto" and to enhance the convergence of their local, national and European struggles to end (...)
Global Assembly of CADTM united in its struggles
by CADTM international
The spring colloquium of ATTAC-CADTM Morocco, which was held in Bouznika (between Rabat and Casablanca), was followed by the Global Assembly of the CADTM International network (AMR). More than sixty participants came together for this occasion, an important event in which representatives from (...)
United against the Troika
by Esther Vivas
Who is the Troika? A year ago few knew the answer to this question. We knew it by reference, to its stay in Greece, and it wasn’t good. The Troika was synonymous with austerity, adjustment and cuts, hardship, hunger and unemployment. But it was not until the arrival in Spain of the much denied (...)
Cancel Pakistan’s Debt
by Jubilee Debt Campaign
Call to Mobilize
1 June : International Day to Call for the Withdrawal of MINUSTAH from Haiti
Call to Mobilize 1 June 2013 International Day to Call for the Withdrawal of MINUSTAH from Haiti Exactly 9 years ago, on 1 June 2004, military troops of the MINUSTAH, the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti invaded the country under the pretext of restoring ’stability’. Quite the (...)
Greece: “Troika bailout conditions are undermining human rights,” warns UN Expert on Debt and Human Rights
Geneva (1 May 2013) – The prospects of a significant number of Greeks securing an adequate standard of living in line with international human rights standards have been compromised by bailout conditions imposed by Greece’s international lenders, United Nations Independent Expert on foreign debt (...)