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Who does the Central Bank serves?

Who does the Central Bank serves?

Public statement of Brazil’s Popular Front (Frente Brasil Popular) and Forum 21.

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“Where you least expect it”

“Where you least expect it”

Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the Brazilian Amazon

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Who pays more taxes in Brazil: the regular citizen or a large mining industry?

Who pays more taxes in Brazil: the regular citizen or a large mining industry?

The quiz reveals details of how the country’s mining sector seem to be designed to allow the mining industry to profit as high as they can, while having less socio-environmental responsibility as possible.

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Inesc elected to advise OGP's work group in Brazil

Inesc elected to advise OGP's work group in Brazil

The Open Government Partnership is an international initiative that aims to spread globally and encourage government practices related to government transparency, access to public information and social participation.

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Letter asks for UN's attention on human rights violations by transnational corporations in Brazil

Letter asks for UN's attention on human rights violations by transnational corporations in Brazil

Inesc is one of the civil society organizations to sign the letter, that will be hand over to the UN's working group on human rights and transnational corporations that will visit Brazil this December.

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An uneven playing field: inequality, human rights and taxation

An uneven playing field: inequality, human rights and taxation

The Latin American experience shows that progressive tax systems are crucial to reducing inequality.

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Thematic budgets developed by INESC are prominent at meeting in Mexico

Thematic budgets developed by INESC are prominent at meeting in Mexico

Project was selected and presented at this year's Open Government Partnership meeting, as one of the 'best practices' to be observed with attention to fight poverty through fiscal gap

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A year after #LuxLeaks scandal EU has done next to nothing to tackle corporate tax avoidance

A year after #LuxLeaks scandal EU has done next to nothing to tackle corporate tax avoidance

The problem is even greater in developing countries where corporate taxation represents a greater proportion of domestic revenue than in Europe.

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The marketing behind poisining people

The marketing behind poisining people

Article by Diana Aguiar (FASE), Alessandra Cardoso (INESC), and Marcela Vecchione (NAEA/UFPA).

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Budget monitoring in Emmerhout

Budget monitoring in Emmerhout

Emmerhout participates in the municipal experiment on citizen budget and budget monitoring. Saturday, October 3, 2015 there was an international exchange of experiences in this between people from Brazil, Uganda, Tunisia, Spain, South Africa and people from and connected to the district Emmerhout.

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Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the brazilian Amazon

Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the brazilian Amazon

by Diana Aguiar, Alessandra Cardoso, and Marcela Vecchione

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Climate change and cognitive dissonance:  Why are we so complacent in the face of the danger of climate disaster?

Climate change and cognitive dissonance: Why are we so complacent in the face of the danger of climate disaster?

Author: Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán, a bolivian social psychologist, researcher, author and activist. Elizabeth belongs different social nets and campaigns like Blue October for water, she was the Executive Director of Solon Foundation and has created the Bolivian Observatory on Climate Change, currently is member of the board of directors of Food and Water Watch and belongs the Social Comitee of the UITC.

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More than 500 activists met in Paris to press governments towards climate commitments

More than 500 activists met in Paris to press governments towards climate commitments

No longer than 50 days for the UN’s Climate Change Conference (COP 21) in Paris, the world’s civil society develops strategies to press negotiators of the climate agreement, in order for them to take on binding commitments.

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