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After trying piecemeal, creditor-led approach let debtors frame comprehensive relief scheme (February 2005)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Feb 22, 2005

After trying piecemeal, creditor-led approach let debtors frame comprehensive relief scheme (February 2005)

A letter by Aldo Caliari, Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods project, regarding the Financial Times editorial "Tackling the Challenge of Poverty", questions the lack of a critical approach to creditors' dominance of the implementation of debt relief in assessing its results.
Can There be a Civilized Solution for Debtor Countries? (2002)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Jun 24, 2002

Can There be a Civilized Solution for Debtor Countries? (2002)

In most countries, when a company goes insolvent it can file for bankruptcy before an independent judicial body. Thereby it can compel the collectivity of debtors to restructure its debt and continue to grow. However, there is as yet no independent body where debtor countries that face insolvency could initiate a timely process for an orderly debt restructuring.