Category: Debt Relief

Ukraine’s odious debts

Ukraine’s national news agency, Ukrinform, asked Probe International’s Patricia Adams to weigh in on Ukraine’s multibillion-dollar debt to Russia and whether Ukraine could challenge the enforceability of the US$3 billion Eurobond using an odious debts argument.

Where has all the tsunami money gone?

(December 23, 2005) A lack of transparency doesn’t necessarily mean there is anything untoward happening with tsunami funds, or that the administrative costs are unduly high. What it does suggest, however, is that the UN’s accountability standards remain unacceptably low.