Restructuring Debt – Rebuilding Democracy




European Parliament Brussels ASP 01 G2

Tuesday 1st March 2016

09:00 – 12:30



Welcome and introductory speech by Nikolaos CHOUNTIS, Member of the European Parliament, Popular Unity


09:30 – 11:00

The outcomes of the Truth Committee on Public Debt in Greece: gaining knowledge, pushing for subversion


  • Zoe KONSTANTOPOULOU, Former President of the Greek Parliament
  • Eric TOUSSAINT, President of CADTM
  • Georgios KASSIMATIS, Professor emeritus in Law, University of Athens
  • Benjamin LEMOINE, researcher, CNRS France


11:00 – 12:30

Ways out at international level: UN work for a multilateral debt restructuration framework.


  • Sofia SAKORAFA, Member of the European Parliament, Independent
  • Diego BORJA, Former Minister of Finance ,Ecuador
  • Maria Lucia FATORELLI, Coordinator of Citizen Debt Audit-Brazil
  • Cephas LUMINA, Professor, former UN Independent expert on foreign debt & human rights



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