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Harmonizing EU tax rules is good but commitment to tackle race to the bottom is a must

Today the European Commission released its fourth package to combat tax evasion and tax avoidance. This corporate tax reform package notably includes a proposal to harmonize the tax base among EU 28 member states. Oxfam supports the ongoing efforts of the European Commission to reopen discussions on tax base harmonization and to push ahead in the fight against tax avoidance.

Burning land, burning the climate

There is overwhelming evidence of the harm caused by the European Union’s current bioenergy policy to people in developing countries, to the climate and to Europe’s own sustainable development. This briefing follows the trail of destruction left by the policy on three continents.

Rosa, 20, and her baby, from Syria, near to the Croatian border. More than 110,000 migrants and refugees have entered into Serbia since last January. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Causing suffering and problems

Oxfam is calling for the EU and its member states to fundamentally change their approach to managing migration.

Woman in Mali

Red lines for the EU's new development framework

The European Union is set to review its entire framework for development cooperation. This position paper sets out Oxfam's vision on the red lines that an improved policy should uphold.

Sicily (ITALY) 16 June 2016 - Life jackets and boats used by migrants are seen in the Sicilian harbour of Pozzallo. Credit: Alessandro Rota/Oxfam

A new vision for a Europe that delivers for all

Europe is facing a series of crises that are questioning its future and call for new solutions. This working paper of 177 organisations looks at responses to the multiple crises Europe is facing, and how to reconnect to citizens and regain their trust.


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