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Africa 11-07-2018

EU unlocks €800 million for African investment vehicle

The EU’s much vaunted private investment vehicle in Africa has moved a step closer to becoming reality after €800 million was unlocked to leverage multi-billion euro investments on the continent.
Global Europe 11-06-2018

Women entrepreneurs ‘a vast untapped resource’, say development policy-makers

Women and girls are too often forgotten in development policy, despite being in the front-line. A mere 2% of total overseas development aid is spent on policies related to gender equality, panellists heard at the European Development Days in Brussels.
Development Policy 18-04-2018

Whose aid is it anyway?

To the generation brought up on the LiveAid and Live8 concerts, development aid is a moral obligation as well as a policy tool.
Development Policy 09-04-2018

EU aid spending slumps as refugee crisis recedes

Development aid to countries in the Global South stagnated in 2017, according to new figures published by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) on Monday (9 April). It also showed a declining share of aid spent on refugees.
Euro & Finance 07-12-2016

Luxembourg ‘made 172 secret tax deals’ with companies in year after LuxLeaks

Luxembourg struck 172 secret tax deals in the year after the LuxLeaks scandal first exposed the prevalence of agreements made between the government and multinational corporations, new research published today (7 December) has revealed.
Development Policy 13-04-2016

NGOs criticise accounting ‘loopholes’ behind apparent rise in foreign aid

Campaigning groups have blamed ‘accounting loopholes’ behind an apparent increase in global development aid, saying much of the extra money ended up being spent at home by rich countries.
Development Policy 04-11-2014

Development billions channelled through tax havens

Public institutions providing finance to businesses in developing countries are channelling billions of euros through secretive tax havens, a report published today (4 November) has found.
Development Policy 10-07-2014

Development billions loaned to Western companies and investment banks

Billions of euros of public money are channelled into private sector projects in developing countries by organisations that favour Western companies and investment banks, and exclude the nations they should support, a report published today (10 July) has found.