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EU OpED - Tax Havens List

30/06/2015 - EU OpED - Tax Havens List pdf - 16 KB [16 KB]

I am aware that a number of Caribbean countries have made major efforts to comply with international standards and improve their image as tax havens. The EU is not insensitive to the plight of Caribbean countries that have had to endure one of the worst financial crises ever.

Victims of Torture Statement

26/06/2015 - Victims of Torture Statement pdf - 50 KB [50 KB]

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Frederica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2014

"The EU will never give up its staunch commitment to the prevention and eradication of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, which are unequivocally prohibited under international law", Frederica Mogherini.

EU Head Explains Tax Havens List

24/06/2015 - EU Head Explains Tax Havens List

The EU has simply asked the EU Member States (MS) to make their own individual assessments: if more than ten EU Member States regard a non-EU country as 'uncooperative' in tax questions, this country automatically ends up on a list of 30 'uncooperative' states that was published last week. This approach is an attempt by the EU Commission to encourage EU Member States to become transparent about their criteria for 'uncooperative' states, to coordinate these criteria between EU Member States themselves, and finally to entice EU Member States to regularly update their criteria.

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Working together in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean

Improving forest management and livelihoods of the rural poor in the insular Caribbean

Improving forest management and livelihoods of the rural poor in the insular Caribbean

The overall objective is to maximise the contribution of sustainable forest management to the rural poor in the insular Caribbean by building capacity for institutional arrangements, which optimise the socio-economic contribution of forest resources.

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