Our latest discussion paper, The Evolving Nature of Developing Country Debt and Solutions for Change
, analyses the changing nature of debt and how new risks can be managed. Debt is growing and changing, with many new types of debt falling into a regulation gap. The good news is that much work has already been done on solutions. These must involve putting people first, preventing debt crises and resolving them fairly if they arise.
Blog & Report International public finance flows: 8 principles for transparent reporting
As the OECD's TOSSD consultation draws to a close, Eurodad has published a new paper
on the reporting of cross-border financial flows. In his blog, our director Jesse Griffiths asks, “how much public money does your country send to other countries, and for what purposes?”. Unless such figures are carefully compiled, they risk providing a misleading picture and becoming a public relations tool.
Eurodad has published a briefing on the need for a UN tax body. An Intergovernmental Tax Body – why we need it and how we can get it
details ten reasons why a global tax body would benefit everyone, including ending the race to the bottom on tax. The briefing also outlines problems with the current system and explains how a global tax body can be achieved.
Tackling vulture funds: New UNHRC report demands a human rights approach
At its upcoming session this month, the UN Human Rights Council will discuss a new report on the harmful activities of vulture funds. The report finds that vulture fund claims, by diverting much needed resources, have a negative
impact on governments’ capacity to fulfil their human rights obligations.