African CSOs Meet in Entebbe to Prepare FfD3

Pan African CSO Conference on Financing for Development A Preparatory Meeting 7th – 8thJuly, 2015 Imperial Golf Hotel, Entebbe – Uganda A Pan African CSO Conference will be convened in Entebbe, Uganda in preparation for the Third International Financing for Development Conference which is scheduled for 13-16 July 2015. The conference will bring together Civil…

The capture of development by corporate interests at the UN

Debt, foreign direct investment, illicit flows and international taxation, among other fundamental questions in times of crisis, are being discussed in preparation of the highlevel summit of the Third UN Financing for Development Conference, which will take place from 13th to 16th July in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa. A wave of privatization of…

We need a Global Tax Body Now!

With less than one month to the crucial financing for development summit in Addis Ababa, civil society representatives took to the streets of New York to call on governments to establish an intergovernmental UN body on tax matters as part of the Addis Ababa Accord.  

Following-up on Addis Ababa – Jun 18 NY Side Event

The outcome document for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) is being finalized at the United Nations in New York. This is a key moment to make an assessment and influence the issues under negotiation to ensure progress is not lost in the interests of fact-tracking consensus. The outcome document must establish…