Displaying items by tag: financial transaction tax - CIDSE

CIDSE Highlights March-April 2014

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 07:35

CIDSE Highlights No.16, March - April 2014

Published in General content

European Catholic Leaders react on EU Financial Transaction Tax plan

Monday, 12 May 2014 09:37

The meeting of European Union finance ministers confirmed, on May 6 2014, the establishment of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) for some EU countries by 2016. Catholic leaders from countries that are part of the Enhanced Cooperation Initiative express the moral imperative to implement a well-designed FTT, the proceeds of which are spent on eradicating poverty in Europe and in the South and to tackle climate change.

CIDSE reaction on Ecofin Financial Transaction Tax statement

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 11:15

CIDSE reacts critically to the announcement of a launch of a FTT by 2016 by countries that are part of the Enhanced Cooperation on a Financial Transaction Tax. The announcement was made at the end of the ECOFIN meeting, 5-6 May.

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

CIDSE Highlights Nov-Dec 2012

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 00:00

CIDSE Highlights No.9, November-December 2012

Published in General content

More climate finance needed for adaptation

Monday, 17 December 2012 08:26

CIDSE's Emilie Johann talks to RTCC about climate finance in at the Doha climate conference.

Published in COP18 Doha summit

Doha: what's next on climate finance?

Friday, 30 November 2012 12:19

A crucial stumbling block here in Doha will be the issue of climate finance. With Fast Start Finance (FSF) due to draw to a close at the end of this year, the most vulnerable communities feeling the brunt of  climate change are now rightly asking: what financing plans do developed countries have up their sleeves to address the urgent need for climate action?

Published in Climate finance

EU budget: Plug gaps in development and climate promises via financial transaction tax

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 16:48

As European leaders gather in Brussels to discuss the EU 2014-2020 budget, CIDSE calls upon the EU to dedicate FTT resources to honour development and climate commitments with FTT revenues.

Published in Newsroom

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.

FTT and Human Rights

Friday, 20 April 2012 06:41

Financial Transaction Tax: A Human Rights Imperative – A Bottom-Up Approach to Righting Financial Regulation, March 2012. 

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