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Zambia: The canary in the (debt crises) mine?

By November 26, 2020May 2nd, 2024No Comments

Zambia became the first country to default on its sovereign debt as a result of Covid-19. What are the implications of this development in the context of the recently announced G20 initiative for a “Common Framework for Debt Treatments Beyond the DSSI”? Is Zambia a herald of things to come to other developing countries? How is the crisis affecting the lives and livelihoods of the Zambian people? Join us for a discussion on these issues.


  • Iolanda Fresnillo (Eurodad).


  • Tim Jones (Jubilee Debt Campaign UK),
  • Muchimba S. Siamachoka (JCTR Zambia).


  • Jason Braganza (Afrodad), Representative from the office of the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt

Organised by: JCTR, Afrodad, Eurodad, Jubilee Debt Campaign UK, Erlassjahr.