Advance unedited version of 2018 IATF Report on FfD: Civil Society Response Process

The advance unedited version of the 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has been posted online. You can find the full report at: https://developmentfinance.un.org/iatf-2018-report Please also note that a series of technical briefings are being organized for the week of March 5, as indicated at the following link: https://developmentfinance.un.org/informal-technical-briefing-series-2018-report-inter-agency-task-force-financing-development As…

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…