ODA and Private Sector Instruments: new rules raise major concerns (Eurodad)

Moves towards the greater involvement of the private sector in Official Development Assistance (ODA, or “aid”) could have a negative impact on the quality and quantity of development aid. This paper sets out Eurodad’s concerns with the direction taken by the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) towards encouraging the use of Private Sector Instruments (PSIs),…

Ensuring Sustainable Debt, Development and Protections from Economic Shocks by Eric Le Compte

Jubilee USA’s Director Eric LeCompte spoke at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland for the UN Conference on Trade and Development ‎11th Debt Management Conference. Read his remarks on debt, tax and transparency policies that address the root causes of poverty. Link for sharing: ‎http://www.jubileeusa.org/unctad_2017 Ensuring Sustainable Debt, Development and Protections, by Eric LeCompte, Executive…

We do need trillions to achieve the SDGs

Civil Society activists critique first week of deliberations at High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development New York City, 14 July 2017: With the first week of deliberations at the 2017 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development coming to a close this Friday at the UN in New York, civil society activists are criticizing a…

Spotlight Report 2017 side events @HLPF 2017

Reclaiming policies for the public: Privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and their impact on sustainability and inequality – assessments and alternatives Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017 http://www.2030spotlight.org 18 July 2017, 1:15-2:45pm, Baha’i International Community, Suite 120 (first floor),866 UN Plaza, New York. A global coalition of civil society…