Advancing Tax Justice through Human Rights: International Strategy Meeting, April 2015

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Mark your calendar for a groundbreaking International Strategy Meeting

Advancing Tax Justice through Human Rights

Co-organized by the Center for Economic and Social Rights, Global Alliance for Tax Justice, LatinDADD, Oxfam, Red de Justicia Fiscal en América Latina y el Caribe and Tax Justice Network

This first-of-its-kind convening will provide a key platform to share experiences, strategies and skills in bringing human rights norms and accountability to bear in tax policy and practice.

With inequalities deepening worldwide, the organizers will invite a select group of experienced practitioners, scholars, jurists and other relevant actors from both the tax justice and human rights fields to explore the vital role of tax policy in fulfilling human rights, as well as discuss how human rights instruments and mechanisms can be better deployed in efforts to bolster the resourcing, redistributive, regulatory and accountability functions of taxation.

In a spirit of mutual-learning, the meeting will also provide an opportunity to explore opportunities for improved collaborative research and advocacy to challenge unjust tax policies and to develop alternative human rights-centered tax practices.

This event will take place in Lima, Peru from April 29-30, 2015.

More details to follow!

Estimados colegas y amigos,

Reserve esta fechas para participar en una pionera Reunión Internacional de Estrategia
Avanzando la Justicia Tributaria a través de los Derechos Humanos
Co-organizado por la Alianza Mundial para la Justicia Fiscal, el Centro de Derechos Económicos y Sociales (CESR por sus siglas en inglés), LatinDADD, Oxfam, Red de Justicia Fiscal en América Latina y El Caribe y Tax Justice Network,

Esta Reunión Internacional de Estrategia busca proporcionar una plataforma clave para compartir experiencias, estrategias y herramientas  orientadas  a  mostrar la relevancia de las normas y la rendición de cuentas de derechos humanos respecto a las políticas y las prácticas tributarias.

Frente a la profundización de las desigualdades en todo el mundo, las organizaciones convocantes invitarán a un selecto grupo de representantes de la sociedad civil, instituciones académicas, juristas y otras entidades relevantes tanto del campo de la justicia fiscal como de los derechos humanos a explorar el papel vital de la política tributaria en el cumplimiento de los derechos humanos, y a debatir sobre cómo los instrumentos y los mecanismos de derechos humanos se pueden implementar mejor en los esfuerzos para reforzar las funciones de la financiación, redistribución, regulación y rendición de cuentas del sistema tributario.

En  el espíritu de mutuo aprendizaje, la reunión también constituirá un espacio para explorar  oportunidades orientadas a  mejorar la colaboración en la investigación e incidencia política, tanto para hacer frente a las políticas fiscales injustas como para proponer prácticas tributarias alternativas centradas en los derechos humanos.

 Este evento se llevará a cabo en Lima, Perú, del 29 al 30 de Abril de 2015.

¡Recibirá más detalles pronto!



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