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Toronto G-20: A Small Tax on Financial Transactions Could Create Big Change, CIDSE says.

Center of Concern | Fri, Jun 25, 2010

Toronto G-20: A Small Tax on Financial Transactions Could Create Big Change, CIDSE says.

25 June 2010

Toronto G20: A small tax on financial transactions could create big change, CIDSE says

Leaders of G20 countries, meeting in Toronto this weekend, can translate good intentions into concrete action to tackle the global economic crisis by adopting a small tax on financial transactions. According to CIDSE, an international alliance of Catholic development agencies, its revenues should be used to finance development, including and beyond the Millennium Development Goals, and other global challenges such as combating climate change.

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