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  • German Minister Praises Global Governance of Taxation

    November 05, 2014

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has praised a recent global agreement on automatic exchange of tax information and has called for further efforts to achieve uniform international standards to reduce tax competition among countries.

  • Court Finds Dominican Republic Must Leave IACHR

    November 05, 2014

    ABC News reports that the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic has ruled that because the country's Senate has not ratified the government's agreement with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ("IACHR"), the country must withdraw from the human rights body.

  • IMF Pushes Initiative on Natural Resources Revenue

    October 22, 2014

    The International Monetary Fund ("IMF") is cooperating with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative to pressure governments to expose data on the revenue they receive from companies in the extractive sector.

  • OECD Seeks End to "Under-taxing" Company Cars, Diesel

    October 08, 2014

    A study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") calls for governments to cease "under-taxing" company cars and diesel fuel, pinning problems ranging from climate change to car accidents on tax policies for vehicles and fuel.

  • Experts Oppose International Jurisdiction over Corruption

    October 08, 2014

    Brett Schaefer, Steven Groves, and James Roberts of the Heritage Foundation write that the U.S. should oppose calls to make corruption a "crime against humanity" and to grant jurisdiction over corruption issues to the International Criminal Court or to a new international court established to deal with such claims.

  • OSCE Uses Drones to Monitor Ukraine Cease-fire

    October 08, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has announced that unmanned aerial drones it plans to operate in Eastern Ukraine to monitor the cease-fire between the Ukrainian Government and separatist rebels have arrived in Kiev. 

  • CIGI Report Claims IMF Overreach in Funding for Ukraine

    October 08, 2014

    The Centre for International Governance Innovation ("CIGI") has released a report arguing that the International Monetary Fund ("IMF") stretched its own standards in providing funding for the Ukrainian Government and "is not fully equipped to deal effectively" with the problems of this country.

  • OSCE Promotes International Standards on Judging

    October 01, 2014

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ("OSCE") has released a publication containing "international standards" for judicial independence and efficiency, including legal opinions by the European Court of Human Rights and other multinational bodies.

  • China Builds Institutions of Global Governance

    September 24, 2014

    An article in The Economist observes that Chinese attempts to build multigovernmental institutions based on regional security and economic cooperation is an attempt to challenge the West by building "a new world order." 

  • Paper Calls for New Structure of Global Financial Governance

    September 24, 2014

    Malcolm Knight calls for reform of the global governance of finance by creating a structure that includes a board of executives implementing international financial policy and a "universal" international financial institution that makes policy recommendations to member governments.

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