Tagged: European Union
A European tax on financial transactions would be fair, practical and
popular and could raise as much as €210 billion to tackle poverty and
climate change, according to Oxfam's new report.
The international development agency said global food prices will more than double within 20 years as a new age of crisis forces the collapse of our broken global food system, said Oxfam today.
Launched in Brussels on 19th May, this year’s flagship AidWatch report entitled 'Challenging self-interest: Getting EU aid fit for the fight against poverty' says that aid is becoming increasingly dictated by domestic political agendas.
The European Parliament today adopted a report advocating the EU press ahead with the introduction of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) on a unilateral basis to raise money for public goods.