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IISD, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Aiding, trading or abetting : the future of trade, aid and security

Designing trade policies that diminish the likelihood or longevity of violent conflict is a critical task for the international community. In theory, trade can be a powerful driver of economic growth and stability : reducing poverty, creating non-military ways to resolve disputes and providing strong economic incentives for stability. However, in practice, the current system of rules that govern international trade is fundamentally inequitable, biased towards rich countries and their (...) read

date of on-line publication : 19 January 2007

ActionAid International

Delivering the 2010 target : financing universal access to HIV and AIDS treatment

The commitment to achieve universal access to HIV and AIDS treatment is destined to fail unless the donors bridge the funding gulf that currently exists between what is needed and what is actually spent on treating HIV and AIDS. In 2005, the UK and other G8 leaders gave hope to millions of people for whom AIDS is still a potential death sentence. The G8 Finance Ministers’ meeting in June that year, and then the Gleneagles Communiqué in July, built upon earlier efforts to expand HIV (...) read

date of on-line publication : 8 December 2006

DENYS Lieven, JETIN Bruno

Ready for Implementation: Technical and Legal Aspects of a Currency Transaction Tax and Its Implementation

> World Economy, Ecology and Development e.V. (WEED), Berlin, November 2005, 238pp., PDF (...)

This study brings the important technical and legal details of the Currency Transaction Tax (CTT) to the debate table. It proves explicitly the feasibility of a CTT implementation and clarifies its political, technical, institutional and legal aspects. It is, so far, the most in-depth analysis of the possibilities of an implementation of the CTT and the challenges emerging from this implementation.
Eventually the implementation of a CTT depends on the political will and especially the pressure by the global justice movement on governments and decision makers. The technical feasibility of a sound project does not ensure its implementation, as politics are shaped by interest groups and power struggles. However, this study shows that there are no more formal, legal or technical excuses behind which opponents or hesitant supporters of a CTT can hide.  read

date of on-line publication : 18 May 2006

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