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Denmark has an excellent track record of commitment and expertise when it comes to helping the world’s poorest. Onlookers have good reason to hope that Denmark will make sure that the EU remains ambitious in its development and humanitarian goals and keeps its promise to place poverty eradication at the heart of EU external action.… » read more

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As support grows for a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) so do the number of negative myths being put forward by its opponents. The key criticisms are: An EU FTT will cause business to relocate An EU FTT will negatively impact on growth and jobs An EU will hit savings, pensions or small businesses An… » read more

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Last week representatives from the EU, the G20 and Least Developed Countries, the World Bank and industry came together at a high level panel event organised by Oxfam in collaboration with the Mission of Norway to the EU to discuss how to raise the $100 billion pledged by rich countries at Copenhagen to help poor… » read more

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