The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform

The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform for coordination of the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes. The Forum, co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, undp and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line facilitators/co-facilitators and other UN organizations (ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, unctad UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, ILO, …

Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks

Press release For immediate release: 6 June 2013 Companies to benefit as CDP and GRI collaborate to harmonize reporting frameworks CDP, the only global platform for companies and cities to disclose and manage their environmental impacts, and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), providers of the most widely used comprehensive Sustainability Reporting …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

A scheme designed to net trillions from global tax havens is being scuppered

Nicholas Shaxson – The Guardian Switzerland and other offshore specialists are doing their best to frustrate international transparency in taxation The world is seeing the first stirrings of an emerging new architecture of global transparency in taxation which could, if pushed forwards, help governments for the first time raise serious …

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others

G20 Communiqué Hits Some Priorities, Misses Others June 21, 2012 By Nick Mathiason Nick Mathiason is the Assistant Communications Director of the Task Force, and also works as a business correspondent at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He was previously Business Correspondent at the Guardian and Observer newspapers for 10 …

2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20

For Immediate Release October 14, 2011 2011 Task Force Conference Communiqué: A Message to the G20 The Task Force on Financial Integrity & Economic Development released the following communiqué following its 2011 annual conference, held this year in Paris, France on October 6-7, 2011: This past week, the Task Force …