Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, May 4, 2010
In a recent report, a European commission staff working document “Innovative Financing at a Global Level,” dismisses Financial Transaction Taxes. Below a response by CIDSE to the European Commission's report.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Apr 21, 2010
In a press release, CIDSE criticizes the unbalanced analysis of a draft report by the IMF reviewing mechanisms to make the financial sector contribute to recovering the costs of the crisis. The draft report will be presented to the G20’s Finance Ministers when they meet in Washington this Friday. CIDSE, an international alliance of Catholic development agencies, says that there is sufficient evidence and independent analysis available that should convince Ministers that the FTT will contribute to financial stability while at the same time generating approximately the equivalent of 2 percent of global gross domestic product.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Mar 17, 2010
Global Social Economy Group and NGLS
invite you to
Financial Transaction Taxes:
Assessing their role in Financing for Development and the International Financial Architecture Reform Agenda
Date: March 18, 2010
Time: 1:15 – 2: 45 pm
Venue: UN Headquarters – Conference Room TNLB B
Click here to download full announcement.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Mar 1, 2010
RBW Director speaks at a Public Forum “A Follow-Up to the United Nations Conference on the World Financial & Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development”, scheduled to take place on March 8, 2010, at the University of the District of DC.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Jan 30, 2010
Given the current political dynamics and the momentum around the introduction of financial transaction taxation (FTT), the Resources for Development Working Group has released a paper on the Financial Transaction Tax.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Nov 6, 2009
Center of Concern joins the 16 members of CIDSE, the transatlantic network of Catholic development agencies, to demand that the financial sector bears its fair share of the burden of the crisis.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Oct 15, 2009
Brave New World Emerges from IMF / World Bank Istanbul Meetings
The IMF /World Bank 2009 Annual meetings were, as every three years, held outside of Washington, this time in the city of Istanbul. The meetings came on the heels of the recent summit of the Group of 20 in Pittsburgh, giving follow up to several of its decisions.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Oct 12, 2009
In an interview on Vatican Radio, RBW Director Aldo Caliari responds questions about the recent Summit of the Group of 20 in Pittsburgh, and whether decisions reached there will make the world more resilient to financial crises in the future.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Sep 30, 2009
A Catholic News Service article refers to CIDSE /COC reactions to the outcomes of the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Sep 23, 2009
A letter sent by International Cooperation for Development and Solidarity Network (CIDSE), a transatlantic network of faith-based development agencies of which Center of Concern is a member, addresses demands to the US and European country members of the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh.