Press Releases

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Julia Ravenscroft

Impoverished countries spending up to 40% of government revenues on repaying debt, according to new research

A report published today shows that rapidly rising and more expensive public debt is pitting the rights of creditors against those of the world’s poorest - and in particular women and girls - as countries devote up to 40 per cent of revenue to external debt service.

  • Debt Justice
  • Debt Sustainability
Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to today's statement by the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

The OECD’s Inclusive Framework does not allow all countries to participate on an equal footing. We believe that decisions on global tax rules should be made at the United Nations.

  • Tax Justice
Julia Ravenscroft

Failed Tunisian airport exposes major problems with public-private partnerships

World Bank, EIB and other major donors continue to push failed PPP model in the MENA region, according to new report

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
Eurodad

International NGOs call on EU Member States to end deadlock on corporate tax transparency

Three years have passed since the European Commission published a legislative proposal for mandatory tax transparency for multinational companies in the EU, called Public Country by Country Reporting. This week, Ministers from EU Member States will discuss the proposal for the first time at the Competitiveness Council meeting of the EU.

  • Tax Justice
Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to OECD consultation on international tax rules

Together with members and allies from across Europe, Eurodad has submitted a response to the OECD consultation on the secretariat’s proposal for new international rules to determine the way taxing rights are allocated between countries. 

Tove Ryding

Eurodad reaction to European Court of Justice ruling on Starbucks and Fiat state aid case

Cracks in the broken tax system exposed as the European court rules that a tax deal between Luxembourg and Fiat was illegal state aid, while another between the Netherlands and Starbucks was not.

  • Tax Justice
Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' #MauritiusLeaks

Today, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released another ground breaking tax exposure. The #MauritiusLeaks show how multinational corporations from all over the world have used Mauritius to avoid taxes, including on their own operations in some of the world’s poorest countries.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging
Tove Ryding

Eurodad response to large-scale international fraud with value added tax (VAT)

Under the headline Grand Theft Europe, the newsroom Correctiv, together with media outlets across Europe, have published the results of a cross-boundary investigation about large-scale international fraud with value added tax (VAT). According to the European Commission, this type of fraud is costing European governments around €50 billion each year.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging
Jan Van de Poel

Plummeting aid figures fail to meet spending target while leaving poorest behind

New preliminary aid figures released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) today show spending in 2018 fell by 2.7 per cent compared to 2017, with the neediest countries being hit hardest.

  • Aid Effectiveness
Bodo Ellmers

World Economic Outlook: Eurodad warns that new debt crises could derail the sustainable development goals

The new World Economic Outlook released today indicates that the world economic situation is deteriorating. Many poor countries have already been struck by debt crises.

  • Development Finance