Oakland University President’s $ 1 Million Scholarship Donation Cultivates Next Generation of Leaders

Oakland University To qualify, students must demonstrate intellectual vision and creativity, an ability to solve problems and a commitment to improve their communities. Oakland university will receive a million dollar donation to support scholarships for academically outstanding high school graduates. The donation, made by the President of the University of …

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Debt-for-climate swaps for small islands

Debt swaps for climate have long been proposed as an alternative source of climate finance for developing countries14. These mechanisms consist of the cancellation of bilateral or multilateral debt by creditors in exchange for a commitment by the debtor to use debt service payments for national climate action programs. Debt …

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A wave of green government bonds floods the markets

October 9, 2021 A WAVE OF green sovereign debt is flooding the markets. Britain issued its first such bond in September, alongside other new issuers, such as Colombia and Spain. They join at least 20 countries that are already issuing green debt, including Germany, which is on track to build …

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State banks themselves are in trouble

Almost three months after Padma Bank submitted its proposed merger with a state-owned lender, the Bank of Bangladesh said public lenders are now plagued by financial health problems due to a number excessive delinquent loans. In addition, Bangladesh’s public banks are suffering from a lack of capital, according to the …

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