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Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0040
Conference on Ethical Dimensions of International Debt records include a small amount of materials related to conference activities, including agendas, reports, and booklets.

Dates

  • October 22-23, 1998

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Overview

The Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt was held at Seton Hall University on October 22 and 23, 1998, was sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Seton Hall University, and the Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice, and sought to address the ethical framework of policy decisions regarding international debt, address the place of debt relief in poverty alleviation, and discuss the effectiveness of current efforts to alleviate debt. Conference on Ethical Dimensions of International Debt records include a small amount of materials related to conference activities, including agendas, reports, and booklets.

Biographical / Historical

The Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt was held at Seton Hall University on October 22 and 23, 1998. The conference was sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Seton Hall University, and the Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice, in response to Pope John Paul II's call to policy makers to address the debt of the world's most impoverished countries. The purpose of the conference was to address the ethical framework of policy decisions regarding international debt, address the place of debt relief in poverty alleviation, and discuss the effectiveness of current efforts to alleviate debt. Attendees included Catholic Church officials, government officials, international policy makers, non-government organizations (NGOs), and many others, including representatives from Oxfam International, the World Bank, and Caritas International.

Sources: Summary of Conference at Seton Hall on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt, by Elizabeth A. Donnelly, accessed 30 September 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from Seton Hall University. Terms of accession unknown.

Processing Information

Collection was processed and finding aid created by Ruben Pereira and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project, 2014.
Title
Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of International Debt records, October 22-23, 1998
Author
Tracy M. Jackson
Date
2014
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Contact:
Archives, Walsh Library
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South Orange NJ 07079 US
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