Eurodad reacts to Inclusive Framework on BEPS outcome + our priorities for 2020
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2020 starts the ten-year countdown for the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is also a critical period for a just response to climate change, ensuring that those who are the least responsible do not pay the greatest price. Eurodad Director Jean Saldanha explores some of the issues Eurodad will tackle in 2020.
Tove Maria Ryding, Tax Coordinator at Eurodad, comments on today's statement by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS.
Given that the current transfer pricing rules have proven to be both ineffective and deeply unfair, it is highly problematic that they will continue as a cornerstone of the international corporate tax system.
Tove Maria Ryding
On 22 January, Eurodad Director Jean Saldanha spoke as part of the public hearing on aid effectiveness held by the European Parliament Committee on Development. The hearing will feed into a forthcoming report by DEVE Member Tomas Tobé that comes at a crucial moment as negotiations for the EU’s multiannual budget are ongoing and the EU is debating the future of its development finance architecture.
Reports & useful resources
By the EBA
The use of development finance to ‘catalyse’ private finance has become a growing trend in development cooperation. From Addis Ababa to Washington DC, international norm-setting forums have stressed the need to catalyse private investment in order to ‘maximise finance for development’ and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In this study, the EBA focus on one specialised form of development finance - Official Development Assistance (ODA) – and its increasing use for ‘catalytic’ purposes.
The purpose of this role is to shape Eurodad’s strategy on climate justice as a cross-cutting issue and take forward our crucial work on climate finance. The role will help to build strong and effective coalitions for change and empower civil society organisations in Europe and beyond. Click here for the full role description. Deadline: 2 February
In this internship position you will help ensure that the essential services required by our small multinational team are carried out effectively and efficiently. Committed to supporting the cause of social and economic justice, you will assist Eurodad’s operations and communications teams in their key functions. This will include travel arrangements, general office management, financial administration, grants administration, database maintenance & archiving. Deadline: 16 February
Oxfam International are currently seeking an Executive Director to take the organisation through a period of transformation for the Oxfam Confederation. Reporting to the Board of Supervisors, you will be responsible for leading the Oxfam Confederation and managing the Oxfam International Secretariat. You will maintain Oxfam’s progressive vision, increase its effectiveness, and speak out for people living in poverty and for justice. Deadline: 7 February
As a global health advocate at Wemos you will gather relevant knowledge on Finance for Health, work with and strengthen coalitions to implement effective advocacy strategies towards (inter)national stakeholders. Your objective will be to advocate for sufficient public funding for health systems so they can be responsive to the needs of the population and be accessible to everyone – regardless of their income. Deadline: 31 January
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