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The European Commission published today a paper on how to raise the $100 billion per year pledged by rich countries at last year’s UN climate talks in Cancun to help poor countries protect
The global campaign for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), also known as Robin Hood Tax, moved up a notch last week, with campaigners from 25 countries uniting to call for the G20 to delive
“Today President Sarkozy signaled that a number of ‘lead’ countries could forge ahead this year with a tiny levy on financial transactions – a Robin Hood tax – and that he is confident othe
Responding to French President Nicolas Sarkozy's call for the G20 to agree a tax on financial transactions to raise funds for international development, Jeremy Hobbs, Oxfam International Excecutive
About Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) and innovative financing for development
Elise Ford, Head of Oxfam’s EU office, said:
When the G20 meets in Seoul in November 2010, it has a big choice to make.