News & Analysis

News and analysis on complex policy issues by experts in their field.

Towards increased quality and integrity of ODA in the context of Private Sector Instruments and Special Drawing Rights.

Civil society from around the world have written an open letter raising concerns about the quality and integrity of ODA statistics. 

Read the letter

  • Development Finance
  • Aid Quality
Eurodad

Sign-on letter in response to discriminatory incident at Eurodad / Counter Balance EDDs event

Our director, Jean Saldanha, was subject to aggressive behaviour at our joint event at the EDDs this June. We are calling on EU institutions and bodies to address this systemic issue, and to prevent such behaviour and redress it when it occurs.

  • Development Finance
Eurodad

CSOs call on G7 to bring an end to the IMF's harmful surcharge policy

IMF surcharges are a system of fees on loans from this institution which places an unfair burden on vulnerable countries that are in need of financial support.

  • Debt Justice
  • IFIs
Eurodad

A look back at Eurodad Conference 2022

After two years of meeting online and three since we last met in person as a network, we came together in Brussels last week for our 2022 conference “Reboot the system: Defining joint strategies for economic justice”.

  • Climate Finance
  • IFIs

Civil society groups applaud IFC’s decision to stop investing in fee-charging private schools, call on other investors to follow its lead

The decision by the IFC to not resume investments in fee-charging private schools reinforces the work done by civil society organisations highlighting the negative impact of for-profit schools. 

Read the statement in EnglishLee la declaración en español |Lire la declaration en français

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Leia Achampong

Q & A: The future global climate finance goal (aka NCQG) - what is it, why is it important and what does it entail?

One of the main outcomes of COP26 is the process to agree a new global climate finance target. In the following Q&A, Eurodad's climate finance expert answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the new collective quantified goal on climate finance.

  • Climate Finance
  • Global Processes
Wemos

Eurodad's response to the World Bank consultation on the proposal for a Financial Intermediary Fund for Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness and Response

Thirty-three organisations from the global south and the global north have signed a statement arguing that the World Bank has not learnt crucial lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic and broader health financing evidence.

Download the statement

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad
Eurodad

Eurodad at the 2022 UN ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum

Eurodad and partners represented Civil Society at this year's UN ECOSOC Financing for Development Forum in New York. 

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes
Eurodad

Who is really at the table when global tax rules get decided?

Currently, a third of the world's countries are not at the table when global tax rules get decided. Watch this short animation to see why it's time for the United Nations to take the lead, so all countries can participate on an equal footing. 

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging

Webinar Series "Skilling-up on Climate Finance"

Join us this May at Eurodad's climate finance webinar series, where we will take a deep dive into public climate finance flows, transparency of climate finance, and the gender dimensions of climate finance. 

  • Climate Finance

CSO letter on the worsening of debt distress in low- and middle-income countries and the role of the private sector

A coalition of 34 CSOs expressed their concerns regarding the rapidly worsening of debt distress and fiscal conditions in many low- and middle-income countries. Meanwhile citizens are facing inflationary pressures as well as the ongoing impact of Covid-19, the war in Ukraine and the climate crisis. This letter was sent to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, the Indonesian presidency Finance Minister Sri Mulyani and Central Bank Governor Perry Warjiyo, the European Commission, the G24, the South Centre and the UN Secretary General. 

  • Debt Justice