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Taxation is a crucial instrument for the realization of human rights, not just because it is necessary for ensuring sufficient resources, but also because tax policy plays a fundamental role in redressing inequalities and in shaping how accountable governments are to their people.

IASPD 14 - "Fiscal Policy as a mechanism to combat inequality: The case of Brazil and Guatemala"

   

FISCAL POLICY AS A MECHANISM TO COMBAT INEQUALITY: CASE IN BRAZIL AND GUATEMALA 

The webinar was led by Estaurdo Moran – Commitment to Equity (CEQ) – and Rodrigo Orair – International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC) and IPEA. 

Date/Time:
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 13:00

A new scheme of the Accountability Office of SEDESOL (Secretariat of Social Development of Mexico) was presented by Secretary of Social Development, Jose Antonio Meade, and Secretary of Public Administration, Virgilio Andrade Martinez.

How do we identify the institutions, individuals, and ideas that will lead the next era of progress toward human dignity for all?

Addressing global inequality

The Early Years: Child Well-being and the Role of Public Policy

Join IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, and the editors of the book, Norbert Schady and Samuel Berlinski, at the Washington DC launch of this year’s edition of Development in the Americas (DIA): The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy.
This year’s DIA focuses on the well-being of children from conception to 8 years of age and makes a strong case for public intervention in improving child outcomes.

Date/Time:
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:30

Commission on Global Poverty: Share Your Ideas on Measuring Extreme Poverty

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its development work worldwide. The first is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty. More formally, it is the target of bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those living on less than 1.25 ppp-adjusted dollars a day, to less than 3% of the world population by 2030. The second is the boosting of shared prosperity, defined as promoting the growth of per capita real income of the poorest 40% of the population in each country.

Date/Time:
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:30 to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:30

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