TITLE

Cologne Debt Initiative Falls Short

AUTHOR(S)
Henriot, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
America;08/14/99, Vol. 181 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the perceptions of the debt relief package agreed to by the Group of Seven leaders in Cologne, Germany. Interests of creditors and debtors; Major flaws that mark the Cologne Debt Initiative according to analysts in favor of debt cancellation; Conditions for a more equitable relief for debt-laden countries like Zambia; Important mechanisms encompassing the participation of civil society which have some practical basis in African countries today.
ACCESSION #
2230651

 

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