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“A politician, an academic, and a Eurocrat sat in a room talking about tax – it sounds like the start of a funny joke but in fact it is for a considerably important matter,” remarked CIDSE’s Jean Saldanha at the start of a conference in Brussels last week asking “A financial transactions tax: viable solution… » read more

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Thanks to a brand-new online tool, you can freely compare EU countries overseas aid data in just a few clicks. Unveiled as this year’s annual AidWatch report was released in Brussels, the interactive AidWatch 2011 microsite – located at aidwatch.concordeurope.org – is dedicated to explaining the trends underpinning EU and member states’ aid decisions.  … » read more

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To coincide with the launch of GROW – Oxfam’s new global campaign – Jean Ziegler, a member of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, penned an Op-ed in the EU Observer calling on Europe to “lead the way into this… » read more

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