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Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Feb 27, 2014

Center of Concern and Institute for Applied Economic Research Convene International Seminar to Analyze Macroeconomic Impacts of Global Value Chains

Rio de Janeiro—International seminar participants evaluate global value chain trading trends of developing countries and alert economic communities to the impact of inaccurate data reporting of domestic imports and exports. Click here for full press release. 

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Feb 26, 2014

Preventing tax abuses: A human rights duty (February 2014)

Tax abuses deprive governments of the resources required to provide the programmes that give effect to economic, social and cultural rights, and to create and strengthen the institutions that uphold civil and political rights, according to a new report issued by a group of experts commissioned by the International Bar Association.

In a blog appeared on rightingfinance.org, RBW Project Director Aldo Caliari comments on the report “Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights,” comments on a report issued by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Task Force on Illicit Financial Flows, Poverty and Human Rights.

Reforming Global Finance: Scenarios and Expectations (March 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sun, Mar 8, 2009

Reforming Global Finance: Scenarios and Expectations (March 2009)

Every day new figures on the impacts of the financial crisis reveal its depth and severity. Many observers concur that major reforms usually come after major catastrophes, so given the seriousness of the crisis, we may be about to witness a radical transformation of the international economic system. But, is that so? In this article especially commissioned by IslamOnline Aldo Caliari says there are more basis to side with the skeptics who forecast only cosmetic changes will be introduced (... unless the crisis gets much worse).
2008 Follow-Up Conference on Financing for Development: Fulfilling the Promise of Monterrey? (March 2008)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Apr 1, 2008

2008 Follow-Up Conference on Financing for Development: Fulfilling the Promise of Monterrey? (March 2008)

In this article, appeared in the March 2008 edition of Interaction's newsletter Monday Developments, Aldo Caliari writes about the importance and achievements of the Financing for Development Conference held in Monterrey (Mexico), 2002, and the prospects for the upcoming Doha Financing for Development Review Conference, to be held at the end of 2008 in Doha, Qatar.
The 2005 G-8 Meeting: Any Hope For Justice?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, May 20, 2005

The 2005 G-8 Meeting: Any Hope For Justice?

"As world leaders prepare for the July 2005 G-8 meetings in Gleneagles, Scotland, activists around the world are turning their their focus to three broad areas: debt, aid, and trade. ""The greatest hopes for positive outcomes at Gleneagles are pinned on the debt issue,"" Aldo Caliari, Director of the Center's Rethinking Bretton Woods project, writes in this article appeared in Center Focus.