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First FfD review forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes
The first Financing for Development review forum fails to deliver meaningful outcomes By Ranja Sengupta and Bhumika Muchhala (New Delhi and New York, 29April 2016) The inaugural...
Campaigners call for a Global Tax Body to fix the broken system
Press conference Monday April 18: 11.00 am New York time/ 16:00 UK time/ 17:00 Brussels time* Campaigners call for a Global Tax Body to fix the broken system Sunday 17 April...
Walking the line: new documentary on Southern Gas Corridor
Counter Balance, Platform and Re:Common are pleased to announce the launch of the webdocumentary “Walking the Line”. Watch the documentary here: http://globalmotion.pageflow.io/...
World Bank must push for greater transparency in PPP projects, urge CSOs
by Maria Romero, Eurodad* | Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are not transparent enough, and face criticism from civil society organisations (CSOs) and others for being too...
G20’s plan for infrastructure financing poses serious challenges to developing countries
Maria Romero, Eurodad | One of the three priorities of the 2015 Turkish presidency of the G20 is “investment for growth”. The aim is to “lift the global growth potential” through...
Post 2015 Development Agenda debate on MoI: To annex or not to annex FfD3 outcome, that is the question
Post-2015 development agenda debate on Means of Implementation (Part 1 of 2): To annex or not to annex FfD3 outcome, that is the question By Bhumika Muchhala | The Post-2015...
FFD3 Outcome: Fishing for crumbs of hope in a sea of lost ambition
By Aldo Caliari | On July 16th, governments adopted the Outcome of the Third Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), called the “Action Ababa...
The Hidden Truths Behind the Greek Drama
by Roberto Savio | Greece was the civilization where drama and farce were established as forms of theatre. The negotiations with the Eurozone were a drama for the Greek people,...
FFD3: From delusion to new hopes for the future
by Angela Zarro, SID | The FfD3 concluded in Addis Ababa with the signing of an agreement that - as expected - raised a cacophony of groans of delusion and disappointment from...
The Third Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa: Failing to finance development?
A paucity of political ambition yields a tragic retrogression from the Monterrey and Doha agreements, while no new financial commitments are made for the Sustainable Development...