A decade on from the Global Financial Crisis and just blocks from Wall Street, the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation met in New York last week to highlight the urgent need for financial reform.
On August 30 the Brazilian Supreme court voted 7-4 to legitimize last year´s labour reforms that allow for unrestricted outsourcing. Previous Brazilian legislation had limited outsourcing to non-core activities like property services.
The former President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, was in August appointed as the new High Commissioner for UN Human Rights. Today, Bachelet opened the Human Rights Council session in Geneva with a statement of hope for universal rights.
PSI is looking for a Multilingual Liaison Secretary, for its Head Office, based in Ferney-Voltaire, France. His/her mission will be to act as a focal point between the Head Office and the Interamerican Region and provide administrative, logistical and general support to the PSI Policy and Strategy Team to achieve the global political priorities of PSI.
This week, the Independent Commision for the Reform of International Corproate Taxation (ICRICT), of which PSI is a founding member, is meeting in New York to discuss the path forward for global corproate tax reform.
The event held by PSI, with the support from FES, on August 1 and 2 in Panama City, sought to analyze how transnationals capture democracy, manipulate public opinion and seek to control personal data to be used in accordance with their own private interests.