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The European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Director, Jean Letitia Saldanha.  Jean takes over from interim Director Antonia Vorner at the end of April. She joins Eurodad from CIDSE, the ...

Eurodad reaction to the European Commission’s initiative on EU tax decision making

Tuesday January 15 2019 Today, the European Commission kick-started the debate on whether to change EU decision making on tax matters, suggesting a stepwise move towards qualified majority voting, including giving an active role to the European Parliament. At the same time, the Parliament, which currently has an advisory role on EU tax matters, adopted a strong and progressive report calling for the EU to get rid of tax policies that have negative impacts on gender equality. Tove Maria Ryding, ...
The failure of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee’s to agree tough new rules governing aid invested in the private sector - private sector instruments - was criticised by Oxfam and the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) today. ...
This article was originally published in the Parliament Magazine.Public-Private Partnerships are a deeply worrying trend and carry far more risk for the state than for the private companies involved, writes Enrique Guerrero Salom. As 2018 draws ...

IMF loan conditions make situation worse for crisis-hit countries, shows new study

Study shows IMF is increasing number of loan conditions – leading to more influence in countries’ economic policies Fiscal austerity is still a central feature of most IMF programmes Most countriesare repeat borrowers, revealing that conditionality is ‘not working’ Thursday November 29 2018 The IMF is attaching an increasing number of conditions to its loans to crisis-hit countries – and many of these promote harsh austerity measures which are damaging countries’ ability to provide ...

Politicians and civil society debate the failure of public private partnerships (PPPs) and the implications for the SDGs

What: As the EU institutions discuss their long-term budgets, and how to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two important civil society reports exposing the failings of public-private partnerships in Europe and developing countries will be presented at the European Parliament. This will be followed by a debate on whether PPPs are an effective way of financing sustainable development outcomes, and the role of the EU and global institutions in promoting PPPs. The reports that will ...

One year since Paradise Papers – EU has taken some action, but more must be done to end tax dodging

*** Online civil society press conference at this link  - Monday 5 November @ 15.00 CET *** Monday November 5 is the one-year anniversary of the publication of the Paradise Papers, which made front-page headlines around the world. In the immediate aftermath, the revelations caused political leaders to denounce tax dodging and promise improvements. However, one year after the scandal, most of the problems that led to Paradise Papers remain unaddressed. The European Network on Debt ...