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Ban Ki-moon: Tell the UN to Put an End to Tax Abuse

His Excellency Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General
United Nations Secretariat
New York, NY 10017

Dear Mr. Secretary General:

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Looking at the set of SDG recommendations against the priorities, proposals and objectives of the international trade union movement, and in light of the need to retain certain ideas and improve others, we have the following reflections:   

PEACEFUL SOCIETIES, ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW

IN TIMES OF EXTREME HUMAN RIGHTS NEGLECT AND OF EXTREME ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLUNDER, EXTREME MEASURES ARE NEEDED

A specter is haunting (not only) Europe: The specter of human rights.
 

Even The Economist recognized that the MDGs are actually ends without means. In many countries, the MDGs are a too distant reality for ordinary people. (UNFPA)

 

Through a series of three three-day-workshops and various activities that aim to engage youth from all over the country - meetings (with youth and with decision makers), online conversations, round tables, training sessions and discussion groups - this process seeks to (1) Form and nurture a cohesive young group of Bolivia’s future leaders; (2) nurture the seeds of a shared vision that could inspire citizens and decision makers, challenging them to engage in a constructive dialogue that acknowledges and embraces diversity more positively; (3) Engage youth in a dialogue about the historic ch

Is East Africa Running Out of Money? In this inaugural issue we take a look at the promise of economic growth, the struggle of governments to balance the books and the new-found romance with Eurobond listings. Amidst the fanfare and anticipation, there is also a risk that debt may yet come to hang on our collective necks like a millstone.

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Society for International Development (SID) Nairobi Office is implementing a project dubbed Regional County Forum on Trade and Investment in Western Kenya region to facilitate dialogue between three counties : Kisumu, Siaya and Busia on matters of trade and investment. The project has been generously funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Trade and Investment (DFATD), under the Democratic Governance Fund (DGF).

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