Global Processes

Tove Ryding

As G20 meets to rubberstamp OECD tax deal, 130+ developing countries push for UN tax body

The move, which challenges the OECD's dominance as the place where global tax rules are written, is a strong sign that many developing countries do not consider the discussion about global tax rules to be over.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging
Maria Jose Romero

BWI Annual Meetings 2021: Political games while the world burns (3)

Business as usual prevailed over the need for genuine reform during the Annual Meetings of the Bretton Woods Institutions earlier this month. This is the third of a three-blog series dealing with the Doing Business Report scandal, allocation of rich countries unused Special Drawing Rights and the debt crisis.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Maria Jose Romero

BWI Annual Meetings 2021: Political games while the world burns (2)

Business as usual prevailed over the need for genuine reform during the Annual Meetings of the Bretton Woods Institutions earlier this month. This is the second of a three-blog series dealing with the Doing Business Report scandal, allocation of rich countries unused Special Drawing Rights and the debt crisis.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Maria Jose Romero

BWI Annual Meetings 2021: Political games while the world burns (1)

Business as usual prevailed over the need for genuine reform during the Annual Meetings of the Bretton Woods Institutions earlier this month. This is the first of a three-blog series dealing with the Doing Business Report scandal, allocation of rich countries unused Special Drawing Rights and the debt crisis.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

Development banks have no business financing agribusiness

As public development banks gather at #FinanceInCommon2021, a coalition of more than 280 civil society organisations call for an immediate end to the financing of corporate agribusiness operations and speculative investments. 

  • Development Finance
  • Global Processes
Jean Saldanha

IMF-WB Annual Meetings: High expectations, poor outcomes

Eurodad’s Director Jean Saldanha reflects on the “business as usual” approach of the past week, the lack of urgency around Special Drawing Rights, and the total failure by G20 finance ministers to address deepening debt levels in the global south.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Chiara Mariotti

How the Doing Business scandal has exposed the weak accountability of the Bretton Woods Institutions

The Doing Business scandal brought the Bank's structural problems into the public eye, namely the weak independence and integrity of its research and the widespread conflict of interest in its policy advice.

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Ilaria Crotti

The Climate Emergency: What's debt got to do with it?

This document provides information for activists and social movements working on climate, debt and global economic and environmental justice. It has been published ahead of a global campaign pushing for climate justice and debt justice and includes tips on how to get involved. 

The questions are also available as a downloadable PDF in: English | Español FrançaisPortuguês

  • Climate Finance
  • IFIs
Julia Ravenscroft

It’s just the tip of the iceberg: Civil society organisations call for an overhaul of the World Bank following the Doing Business Report scandal

Recommendations include an end the gentleman’s agreement in the leadership selection process, reform of the Bank’s quota system to give more power to countries from the global south and no DBR 2.0

  • Development Finance
  • IFIs
Tove Ryding

Eurodad: OECD tax deal is unfair and fails to solve the problem

The OECD has produced a deal that has strong biases towards the interests of larger and richer countries, at the expense of the world’s poorest countries.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging