Naomi Fowler ■ Advocacy tools on tax policy and international cooperation for human rights
Our friends at Righting Finance have released their fourth in a series of advocacy tools on tax policy and international cooperation for human rights. The aim of these advocacy tools is to assist education and dissemination of the standards on tax policy and human rights contained in a report produced by the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in 2014.
Does the state have processes to ensure double taxation agreements are consistent with its human rights obligations, from negotiation to implementation? How about tax stability agreements signed by it or by its companies with other states? What actions has the state taken to avoid its citizens, as well as companies registered or operating in its jurisdiction do not use tax havens to facilitate tax abuse or other illicit activities?
Now read on.
Fortunately, tax justice is now fast emerging as a core concern of the human rights community. You can read up on tax justice and human rights in our Human Rights section.
How to fight inequality: a chat with Ben Phillips
Online Conference: How to Pay for the Climate Transition
Women need real social protection that goes beyond the aspirational
New book provides practical solutions to make tax work to reduce poverty
$427bn lost to tax havens every year: landmark study reveals countries’ losses and worst offenders
The State of Tax Justice 2020
20 November 2020
Systemic racism and tax justice: the Tax Justice Network podcast, July 2020
In Apple’s victory lies a defeat for women’s rights
Taking Panama to task: Women’s rights trampled by financial secrecy
Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 76th Session pertaining to the 8th periodic report submitted by Panama
15 July 2020