Displaying items by tag: development finance - CIDSE

UNCTAD 14: Nairobi “Maafikiano” barely saves minimal finance and development mandates

Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:03

Aldo Caliari of Center of Concern, CIDSE's US member and Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods Project, reports on the outcomes of the UNCTAD 14 conference (Nairobi/Kenya, 17-22 July 2016).

In the run up to the conference, CIDSE was one of the 331 worldwide civil society organisations signatories of a letter to UNCTAD member states calling for the reaffirming and strengthening of UNCTAD’s development mandate. (see link at the bottom of this message).


UN financing forum: A bitter awakening after 2015’s party of multilateralism

Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:34

Aldo Caliari of Center of Concern, CIDSE's US member, reports on the outcomes of the first ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum, centerpiece of the reinvigorated follow up created by the Third Financing for Development Conference held last year.

Press release: Agro-colonialism in the Congo: European and US development finance bankrolls a new round of agro-colonialism in the DRC

Monday, 08 June 2015 07:19

Several prominent development finance institutions (DFIs) are funding Feronia Inc., a Canadian agribusiness company accused of land grabbing and human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The attached report, Agro-colonialism in the Congo: European and US development finance bankrolls a new round of colonialism in the DRC. The report and press release are available in EN/FR.

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UN Committee of experts on sustainable development financing

Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:30

CIDSE, represented by our U.S. Member Organisation, Center of Concern, and by our Secretariat, participated at the Interactive Multistakeholder Dialogue with the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

Are we asking the right questions?

Thursday, 18 April 2013 13:57

Are we asking the right questions? - Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in International Development, a CAFOD discussion paper, April 2013

Published in Rethinking development

Banques et paradis fiscaux : « Mesdames et Messieurs les députés, encore un effort ! »

Friday, 15 February 2013 11:57

Il faut exiger des banques qu'elles publient leurs bénéfices et leurs impôts par pays, selon notre organisation membre française CCFD-Terre Solidaire.

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FTT: full steam ahead, direction justice?

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 12:16

Eleven countries in the EU are set to implement a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) thanks to the green light given by EU Finance Ministers on 21 January 2013

Reforming finance: The human rights crisis continues

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 08:08

It is time to recognize that failure to approach financial regulation from a value-based perspective can provide only illusory and short-lived gains,

A tax on financial transactions is on its way, but who will benefit from its revenues?

Thursday, 15 November 2012 10:31

Originally conceived to support the poorest, there is a real risk that FTT revenues will be used for future financial sector bail-outs.

Why EU bank reform matters for overseas development

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 10:31

If the European Commission fails to adjust how the EU's banking sector functions, the world's poorest will come under additional strain.

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