News from December 2012

European Parliament votes in favour of Financial Transaction Tax


Yesterday the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a Financial Transaction Tax. The 11 countries involved supporting the tax make up to 90 % of Eurozone GDP and include Germany, Italy, France and Spain. This tax could raise $37 ... Read more

Universal Health Coverage – getting closer to Health For All


Today the United Nations General Assembly will vote on a resolution for Universal Health Coverage. This means every human being having access to an essential package of quality health services, without the risk of financial hardship from out-of-pocket expenses. Everyone ... Read more

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