Call to action - support the tax justice pledge


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Call to action - support the tax justice pledge

Civil society organisations from across Europe have launched a tax justice pledge in the lead up to the European election, which take place across EU Member States from 23 – 26 May 2019. The tax justice pledge calls on election candidates to commit to supporting five policy priorities, should they be elected as Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The pledge website enables citizens to contact their national candidates and more than 400 candidates from 26 EU countries have already signed the pledge.

Other pledges ahead of the EU elections worth your attention:

10 days to go! Eurodad International Conference 2019

Banner image for the international conference. White text on a dark blue background reads "Development finance in the 21st century: Economic justice for all?"  Underneath, white text on a yellow background reads: "Eurodad international conference 2019, co-hosted with Ekvilib Institute and supported by SLOGA platform, Focus and EnaBanda

We’re counting down to the Eurodad International Conference 2019!

The conference is fast approaching and staff and organisers are in full swing finishing off the final preparations. We wanted to share with you why we are looking forward to this event!

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Why is UK aid being spent on private education?

By Global Justice Now

Around the world today, more than 260 million children are not getting an education. In a world so rich, this is a scandal. Yet despite the UK signing up to international plans to change this, our government is increasingly failing to put pupils before profit. This video talks to campaigners from Kenya, Uganda, Education International and the National Education Union about the global movement to put #PupilsBeforeProfit.

This newsletter has been produced with co-funding from the European Union, Bread for the World and Norad. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Eurodad and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the funders.