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Achievements so far

bullet24,000,000 people signed the Jubilee petition
bulletThat  won $100,000,000,000 of promised debt cancellation.
bulletThat's $4,000 per signature!
bullet50,000 people went on the Cologne march.  
bulletThat G8 meeting added $50Billion of debt cancellation.
bulletThat's $1,000,000 per person! 
bulletThe UK has promised to cancel 100% of all bilateral debt
bulletFor 23 countries receiving support
bulletDebt service reduced by 23%
bulletMore money for schools and healthcare

Genoa 2001

For those who weren't there, for most people it was nothing like the events portrayed in the media.

For more information on the Genoa demonstrations, see - Genoa G8

 

Genoa 2001

 
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There were around 300,000 peaceful demonstrators.

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The atmosphere was  colourful, festive, singing, chanting and dancing.

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There was a strong sense of solidarity.

It's hard to convey the impact of such a massive demonstration:-

Picture a full dual carriageway road, with a broad promenade at least 30 feet wide.  Solid with people!  Waving flags, chanting.  So many people that they took at least four hours to pass the San Antonio Church in Boccadese.  

Achievements so far

bullet24,000,000 people signed the Jubilee petition
bullet that  won $100,000,000,000 of promised debt cancellation.
bulletThat's $4,000 per signature!

bullet50,000 people went on the Cologne march.  
bulletThat G8 meeting added $50Billion of debt cancellation.
bulletThat's $1,000,000 per person! 

Cologne Demonstration

bullet22 Countries have reached decision point
bulletDebt reductions of $20 Billion
bulletDebt Service reductions of $1 billion/year
bullet50% increase in education budgets
bulletGordon Brown for Britain  
bulletCancelled all UK Debts
bulletEstablished a trust fund for those countries still in conflict (The debt service will be returned when the conflict ceases)

(Canada has done the same)

Tony Blair, Bob and Bono at Cologne

bulletChanged the face of the World bank and IMF
bulletIn public they have to justify their plans against poverty reduction.
bulletThey now try to involve civic society in the poverty reduction plans

 

 

Jubilee Web Group - last updated  31 Oktober 2006