New International Debt Crisis

2 April by Eric Toussaint , Abdul Khaliq , Solange Koné , David Calleb Otieno , Amali Wedagedara , Aamanur Rahman


On February 16, 2024, at the World Social Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal, CADTM organised a discussion on the New International Debt Crisis, which discussed the new debt crisis engulfing a series of countries in the South. A number of speakers drew attention to specific cases involving nations like Bangladesh, the Ivory Coast, Kenya, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and others. Approximately one hundred WSF participants attended the session.




Eric Toussaint

is a historian and political scientist who completed his Ph.D. at the universities of Paris VIII and Liège, is the spokesperson of the CADTM International, and sits on the Scientific Council of ATTAC France.
He is the author of Greece 2015: there was an alternative. London: Resistance Books / IIRE / CADTM, 2020 , Debt System (Haymarket books, Chicago, 2019), Bankocracy (2015); The Life and Crimes of an Exemplary Man (2014); Glance in the Rear View Mirror. Neoliberal Ideology From its Origins to the Present, Haymarket books, Chicago, 2012, etc.
See his bibliography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89ric_Toussaint
He co-authored World debt figures 2015 with Pierre Gottiniaux, Daniel Munevar and Antonio Sanabria (2015); and with Damien Millet Debt, the IMF, and the World Bank: Sixty Questions, Sixty Answers, Monthly Review Books, New York, 2010. He was the scientific coordinator of the Greek Truth Commission on Public Debt from April 2015 to November 2015.

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Abdul Khaliq

CADTM Pakistan

Solange Koné

Côte d’Ivoire

David Calleb Otieno

KPL International Coordinator and Convener, Kenyan Social Movements for Abolition of Illegitimate Debts

Amali Wedagedara

The writer is an activist and researcher specializing in agrarian debt and development.

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