Debt Economy and Ecological Debt in Southeast Europe
Today a Balkan Monitoring Public Finance, Western Balkans Civil Society Organizations presented the innovative research from the civil society sector on the interlinked crises of public debt, infrastructure and the environment in the region, in the conference titled “Debt Economy and Ecological Debt in Southeast Europe".
There were three panels; First panel was an introduction to the project and it was introduced by Luiz Fernando Vieria from Bretton Woods Project, Maria Jose Romero from Eurodad - the European Network on Debt and Development and Desislava Stoyanova from За Земята, Bulgaria.
The second panel’s topic was “Public Debt in Southeast Europe: Why public participation in finance should be enabled?”; it was facilitated by Mark Perrera from Eurodad - the European Network on Debt and Development with Eric Toussaint – economist and chairman of CADTM, Adreja Zivkovic – Fondacija Krila nade, BiH and Ajda Pistotnik – Ekonomija dolga/ EnaBanda, Slovenia as panelists.
Lastly, the third panel’s topic was “Public Infrastructure in Southeast Europe: In whose interest? It was facilitated by Xavier Sol from Counter Balance with Thomas Waitz – Member of the European Parliament, Zvezdan Kelmar – CEKOR,Serbia, Desislava Stoyanova – За Земята, Bulgaria and Diellza Salihu from BIRN Kosovo.
Brussels, March 20th, 2019