New UNDP study reveals magnitude of limited debt relief eligibility for developing economies – Mirage News

Washington Bold new mechanisms are urgently needed to help low- and middle-income countries address crippling debt, sharply worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, threatening vital investment to tackle poverty and climate change for years to come, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says in a new report. The study, published today, echoes a call by the…

New UNDP study reveals the magnitude of limited debt relief eligibility for developing economies – UNDP

Washington Bold new mechanisms are urgently needed to help low- and middle-income countries address crippling debt, sharply worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, threatening vital investment to tackle poverty and climate change for years to come, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says in a new report. The study, published today, echoes a call by the…

Student debt relief extended to 1.14 million borrowers with defaulted FFELP loans – Yahoo Finance Australia

The Education Department (ED) is halting interest and debt collection on about 1.14 million defaulted loans in the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). At a time when many student loan borrowers have faced economic uncertainty, were ensuring that relief already provided to borrowers of loans held by the Department is available to more borrowers…

Guterres urges ‘decisive action’ to stave off debt crisis in developing world – UN News

Though significant steps have been taken to preventdebt crises across the world sparked by the COVID-19 crisis,they have not been sufficientto restore economic stabilityinmany developing countries, according to a policy brief issued by the UN Secretary-General on Monday. More than a year into the pandemic, the fiscal impacts of the crisis are triggering debt distress…