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"Europe must be an effective partner for Africa in the effort of strengthening continental unity and institutions that enable free expression and meet development challenges"
- Archbishop Gabriel Anokye
Country-by-Country reporting requirements for corporations - a contribution to strengthening public finances in countries in the Global South. A Working Paper by Misereor, Global Policy Forum and Brot für die Welt, January 2014. (English summary - full report available in German)
MISEREOR greets European Parliament support for transparency in natural resources and extractives sector
Together with other civil society organisations, CIDSE member organisation MISEREOR greeted the European Parliament decision on the Commission proposal on transparency for large corporations in the oil, gas, mining and forestry sectors. The new rules will force them to reveal their payments, such as taxes and concessions, not only by which government receives the money, but also by project. (Press release in German below)
Aux paradis des impôts perdus - Enquête sur l’opacité fiscale des 50 premières entreprises européennes. Rapport produit par le CCFD-Terre Solidaire en partenariat avec la revue Projet, juin 2013
All companies that receive public subsidies must meet strict transparency requirements, tax rules should be strengthened.
CIDSE Highlights No.11, March-April 2013
Campaigners celebrated as the European Parliament and European Council met key demands of the coalition on corporate transparency, Publish What You Pay. CIDSE has demanded changes to the Accounting and Transparency directives which will require oil, gas, mining and forestry companies listed on European stock exchanges to publish what they pay governments. This country-by-country-reporting will improve the possibility of local campaigners to learn what their governments are paid by European and transnational companies.
Il faut exiger des banques qu'elles publient leurs bénéfices et leurs impôts par pays, selon notre organisation membre française CCFD-Terre Solidaire.
Together with the Publish What You Pay coalition, Friends of the Earth Europe and other NGOs, CIDSE launched a Europe-wide advert in the Financial Times calling on the European Union to seize a historic opportunity to pass European transparency laws for oil, gas, mining and logging companies.