Toward economic justice in Africa: A Kairos moment for U.S. policy

Trade, Aid, and Debt: Toward Economic Justice in Africa - A Consultation for Faith Communities Washington, June 4-6, 1999
by Washington Office on Africa, Stony Point Center
Washington, DC, United States
June 1999
Publisher: Washington Office on Africa
9 pages
Type: Policy Document
Coverage in Africa: Southern Africa, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: A Kairos moment • A new and old relationship • Economic justice • Alternative directions • Engagement: A call to action • Final statement which emerged from Trade, Aid, and Debt: Toward Economic Justice in Africa - A Consultation for Faith Communities held in Washington, June 4-6, 1999. The document discusses the economic injustice in God’s creation, disease, hunger, illiteracy, violence, death, crime, society, profiteering, environmental devastation, inadequate wage structures, globalization, deregulation, exploitation of human resources, multilateral institutions, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Trade Organization (WTO), open markets, small arms, land mines, health, economic development, resources, education, infrastructure, industrialized and non-industrialized countries, African indebtedness, HIV infections, people of faith, Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town The Most Rev. Njongonkulu Ndungane, freedom and liberty, the Religious Working Group on the World Bank and the IMF, moral accountability, economic actors and policy makers, international debt, corruption, alienation, racism, conflict, peace-building initiatives, Structural Adjustment Programs, self-interest, human security, partnerships, African business, employment, fair wages, cheap foreign goods, the exploitation of African resources, people-centered development, sustainability, the oneness of creation, distributive justice, trade relations, debt cancellation, policy, legislation, human rights, African civil society, the burden of debt faced by African countries, and U.S.-African economic relationships.
Used by permission of the Washington Office on Africa.
Collection: Aubrey McCutcheon Southern Africa Papers, Michigan State University Libraries, Special Collections