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Progressive realization of economic and social rights: the role of tax policy
April 28th, 2016
While all human rights are indivisible, economic and social rights entail specific principles that bear relevance for tax policy. Economic and social rights require that states devote maximum available resources to their progressive realization. The principle of non-retrogression sets forth that states should not take measures that deliberately lead to retrogression on the enjoyment of
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Tax Justice Network – Africa Welcomes ‘Panama Papers’
April 6th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE Investigations vindicate the need for strengthening of financial systems across the globe NAIROBI, 6 April 2016 – The recent revelation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) of a systematic and complicit scheme of tax evasion involving major world leaders (past and present), wealthy individuals and a host of multinational corporations (MNCs)
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