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European trade unions demonstrate against austerity measures recently adopted by many European countries. © Lescot Aviva, Reporters.be, 2012

Diverse actions at European level Among the many actions to be undertaken under the campaign banner will be decentralised ones organised by affiliates to coincide with the Global Action Week. The latter will be organised by the Global Campaign for Education, of which EI is a founding member, from 23-28 April 2012. EI affiliat...

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Focusing on decent work for rural women, quality public services, social protection and human rights, the trade union delegation, led by Education International (EI), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the International Union of Food Workers (IUF), and Public Services International (PSI), called on governments t...

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Multinational’s tax avoidance


Steps to be taken The study also explains that the first step in initiating the necessary paradigm shift would be a global consensus among OECD governments to apply, with the necessary rigour, the OECD guidelines on transfer pricing. While this would be a step in the right direction, the disconnect between MNCs functioning in...

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EI explores impact of IMF policies


Linking national investment in education to a broader economic agenda The report argues public investment in education cannot be separated from the larger context of national economic policies and economic development. The key to increasing education financing in the future is to enable countries themselves to adopt alternati...

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