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Eurodad reaction to EU minister's discussion about public country by country reporting

After years of delay and procrastination, momentum is building for stronger EU measures against corporate tax avoidance. Eurodad is encouraged by yesterday's (3 March) vote in the European Council to formally adopt its position and start trialogue discussions. We will be keeping a close eye on future developments. Read our latest reaction to this issue. 

News & blogs

220 organisations urge G20 finance ministers to back a new round of IMF Special Drawing Rights, as poorest countries struggle with Covid-19 crises

According to the joint letter sent ahead of the G20 Finance Ministers meeting on 26 February, a new SDR allocation would send a strong signal of renewed multilateral coordination that puts life first and is within immediate reach.

Read our full press release | Download the joint letter.

Eurodad reaction to the report of the UN FACTI High Level Panel

Reacting to the long-awaited final report, Eurodad's Tove Maria Ryding stressed that it must be "a starting gun for international action to stop illicit financial flows," and "what is needed now is for our governments to get to work." Read our full reaction.

Upcoming events

Eurodad Debt Wednesdays

Begins 10 March 2021

Eurodad’s new webinar course aims to answer questions around a range of debt issues happening around the world. We aim to provide participants with an overview of key aspects of debt in the world today.

Register here | Learn more about the whole course.

Corporate capture of development: Public-private partnerships and global resistance

22 March 2021

Organised by NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum

Public-private partnerships are among the most widespread forms of corporate capture of global development and yet, they remain one of IFIs’ favourite policy prescriptions to the global south. This panel showcases feminist research for advocacy, centering on cases in Ghana, Mexico, and India.

Register to attend.

Useful resources

Rewatch last month's debt webinars

Two of our debt webinars from last month are now available to rewatch in your own time.

A debt moratorium – but for whom?
A tale of two emergencies - the interplay of sovereign debt and climate crises in the global south

Job vacancies

LAST CHANCE Project Coordinator – Ending Inequalities

Deadline: 7 March 2021

Eurodad is looking for a project coordinator for an EU-funded project. The ideal candidate will be able to balance excellent project coordination skills with strong interpersonal communication in a multicultural context. Find a full role profile and how to apply on our website.

Executive Director - Jubilee Debt Campaign

Deadline: 24 March 2021

Jubilee Debt Campaign is recruiting a new Executive Director to lead our work tackling poverty and inequality caused by unjust debt. Apply online.

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.

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