I'm calling on banks to: Cancel The Debt!
Cancel the debts for low and middle income countries that request it to help them respond and recover from the pandemic
Play a full part in international processes including G20’s Common Framework, granting requests for debt relief through this process
If countries can’t pay, don’t force them to by taking them to court.
Laurence Fink, CEO of Blackrock
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan
Christian Leitz,UBS Head of Corporate Responsibly, for attention of CEO Ralph Hamers
Brendan McNamara, HSBC Head of NGO Engagement, for attention of CEO Noel Quinn
As the world looks for a way out of the Covid pandemic, we are calling on you to do the right thing and cancel the debts of all low- and middle-income countries who need it.
150 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty as a consequence of the pandemic.
It is not acceptable that countries such as Zambia have to choose between saving lives and repaying companies such as yours. While many bilateral donors have suspended debts for 43 countries, banks and speculators have not done the same.
It is immoral to continue to demand these repayments at a time of deep global crisis. The World Bank President, David Malpass, has already urged you to stop collecting funds that are critically and urgently needed elsewhere.
I write to echo that call. Please do the right thing by immediately cancelling these debts when requested to by countries that need it, including through the G20 Common Framework process. This will enable people in some of the world’s poorest nations to recover from the pandemic with dignity.
I also urge you to take longer term action and publicly declare your support for new legislation in the UK and the USA to help tackle debt crises in the world’s poorest nations.
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