Eurodad response to OECD consultation on international tax

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Eurodad response to OECD consultation on international tax rules

Together with members and allies from across Europe, Eurodad has responded to the OECD consultation on the secretariat’s proposal for new international rules to determine the way taxing rights are allocated between countries. While some aspects of the proposal are welcomed, it is generally seen as a missed opportunity to address the fundamental flaws in the international tax system.


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The collapse of Carrillion in 2018 shone a spotlight on the extensive use of PPPs in the UK and the heavy burden such projects place on taxpayers. Now, new figures have come to light following an extensive investigation by journalists from JP Media. In a series of two blogs, Eurodad experts analyse these findings and ask the question, who pays the bill?

Eurodad Submission to the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development

On 4-6 November 2019, the UNCTAD Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development met in Geneva to continue discussions on the issues, concerns and challenges raised in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. In advance of the meeting, Eurodad made the following submission, which you can download here.


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The risky interconnectedness between investment funds and developing country debt

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Policy and Advocacy Officer at Eurodad

The purpose of this role is to take forward the Eurodad network’s crucial work on preventing and resolving debt crises, and pushing for fundamental reforms of the international financial architecture. The Policy and Advocacy Officer will help to ensure that Eurodad builds strong and effective coalitions for change, and empowers civil society organisations in Europe and beyond. The role involves producing robustly researched analysis, with a strong advocacy focus, and building strong coalitions for change. Deadline: 5 January 2020

Network outreach coordinator at Eurodad

We are looking for a Network Outreach Coordinator to take forward the Eurodad network’s crucial work on development finance and ensure that Eurodad builds strong and effective coalitions for change. The successful candidate will balance excellent project management and network coordination skills with strong interpersonal communication in a multicultural context, and the ability to plan, organise and implement on their own initiative. Deadline: 24 November

Senior research officer DSF at ODI

ODI are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Officer to join their Development Strategy & Finance (DSF) programme. Under the supervision of a Senior Research Fellow or Head of Programme, the post holder will contribute to designing and delivering innovative, high-quality and policy-relevant research and policy analysis on development finance issues. Deadline: 5 December


This newsletter has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union under the 'Raising public awareness of development issues and promoting development education in the European Union (DEAR)' programme. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Eurodad and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.