May 24th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE As negotiators met in New York to discuss how to pay for development, new agreements on curbing illicit financial flows were worryingly absent NEW YORK—Government negotiators, members of civil society and the private sector met in New York this week to follow up on the United Nation’s Financing for Development commitments. But despite the continued drain
May 19th, 2017
Just shy of two years since the 3rd Financing for Development Conference was held in Addis Ababa, governments, civil society and policymakers will come together again. But rather than set new ambitions, we’ll be following up on the commitments of the past.
April 28th, 2017
At the UN ECOSOC special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters held on 7 April 2017, G77 and China (group of 134 developing countries) reiterated their long-standing demand for an intergovernmental tax body at the UN. Additional statements in support of the issue were made by Egypt, Brazil, India and CARICOM (14 member states
January 6th, 2017
A CONVERSATION WITH GUILLAUME LONG MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS REPUBLIC OF ECUADOR Tax Avoidance, Illicit Financial Flows and Global Development: A Call for a United Nations Tax Body 12th of January – 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Public Citizen – 1600 20th St NW, Washington, DC 20009 As Ecuador takes over the presidency of the