Pooja Rangaprasad's intervention resonated profoundly, shedding light on the challenges faced by nations attempting to implement tax legislation. Her insights highlighted a recurring issue where countries, even when endeavoring to enact national-level tax laws, encounter legal battles initiated by powerful corporations. This dynamic has presented a substantial barrier to effective taxation and revenue generation at the national level.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) possibly represents the greatest global crisis in public health today, and yet - as we shall try to illustrate - the phenomenon stretches well beyond the health domain.
The CFS 51 presented an opportunity to move towards progress in the centrality of human rights and the transition toward more sustainable food systems. Yet our commitment does not stop with these major victories, as there are still countless battles to be fought, for women, gender, data and social protection.
Set during the Africa Climate Summit/Africa Climate Week SID in collaboration with the Heinrich Boll Foundation and the Next Generation Foresight Practitioner (NGFP) Climate Futures Hub hosted an engaging and transformative forum that looked to the horizon of Africa's energy potential under the banner of "Reimagining Africa's Energy Future: An Intergenerational Visioning Exercise."
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Don't miss our webinar on Dec 6th, "Food for Health: From Greed to Care," exploring the vital link between food and health systems. Featuring renowned speakers and live interpretation in English, Spanish, Arabic, and French. Register now!
As part of the Civil Society Financing for Development (FfD) Mechanism, SID joins members of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) in celebrating the historic outcome of today’s vote and acknowledge the leadership role of the African Group in promoting the reform process of the global tax system in the United Nations on equal footing.
Society for International Development co-convened and participated in the inaugural Debt and Development Academy (DaDA), held on 2-4 October 2023 in Arusha, Tanzania, co-hosted by the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), the African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD), and other partners.
Passy Amayo Ogolla, who serves as vice chair of IRENA Global Council on Enabling Youth Action for SDG7, noted that today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 percent of the global population.