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After years of talking, EU leaders seem willing to take action at last on requiring transparency that will shed light on tax dodgers. There are at least two opportunities for concrete legislation that the EU cannot afford to miss this year, although Member ...
This week’s European Union (EU) meeting of finance ministers in Brussels for the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) produced strong rhetoric about the importance of tackling tax evasion and tax fraud, but offered little in the way of concrete ...
Hardly a day passes by without EU leaders issuing new promises that they will clamp down on tax crimes and tax havens. Eurodad has written three short notes on why and how EU politicians can live up to their promises through a review of the Anti-Money ...
In a response to the OECD’s February report Addressing Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, 58 campaigning organisations say it’s time to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax. Eurodad, Christian Aid and others call on the OECD and G20 to work ...
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) secured a big step towards the financial transparency needed to combat tax dodging last week when they made EU Finance Ministers agree on country-by-country reporting for EU banks from 2014. This represents a ...

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Norway takes a bold step towards debt justice: First creditor ever to carry out a debt audit

Brussels, 15 August 2012 Today the Norwegian Minister of Development Heikki Holmås announced that Norway will make an assessment of the legitimacy of developing countries’ debt to Norway. This means that the Norwegian government will be the first to ever carry out a creditor’s debt audit. Gina Ekholt, Director of SLUG, the Norwegian Coalition for Debt Cancellation, said: “This is a historical day! Not only for debt campaigners who have been fighting for this for years, but also for the people ...
By Eurodad partner AFRODAD In March, the government of debt ridden Zimbabwe launched a policy framework for finding a solution to the country’s debt problems. While welcoming the government’s recognition that the debt issue has not been resolved, ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Appointment of next World Bank head: Campaigners demand fair selection process

Joint media statement Reacting to the announcement that Robert Zoellick is stepping down as World Bank President, a global coalition of campaigners has called for an open and merit-based process to elect the next World Bank leader, and for developing countries to determine the selection.  The campaigners, including Oxfam, Eurodad and the African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (Afrodad), have also asked the US to announce that it will no longer seek to monopolise the Presidential position. ...