strategy

Providing debt relief for the poorest countries pursuing structural adjustment

Synonyms:
Assisting heavily indebted countries in social and economic restructuring
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Claim:
All creditors in the Paris Club should promptly implement the agreement of December 1991 to provide debt relief for the poorest heavily indebted countries pursuing structural adjustment; debt relief measures should be kept under review so as to address the continuing difficulties of these countries.
Subjects:
Social
Disadvantaged
Welfare
Credit
Planning
Economic
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies