"Tax justice opens concrete opportunities for claiming urgently needed resources in tax protection" is APMDD's main message at the Workshop on Expanding on Social Protection Towards Addressing Inequality and Increasing Vulnerabilities under ASEAN Integration.
The day before the annual meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund took place in Washington DC, APMDD joined its members in the Philippines in holding a protest action, demanding the Bank to end its fossil fuel investment.
Last September 16, APMDD organized the International Forum on Tax Justice, in cooperation with the organizations in the AFTJA Coordinating Committee to discuss challenges and initiatives on various tax justice issues.
APMDD convened the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia Coordinating Committee planning meeting to share updates on tax-related work in the countries and region and discuss ways of strengthening the alliance and its work.
Bringing tax justice and gender issues to the fore, APMDD joined 1,800 women from 130 countries last September 2016 in responding to the theme "Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice".
APMDD is a regional alliance of peoples’ movements, community organizations, coalitions, NGOs and networks. APMDD believes in social transformation that is all encompassing and interrelated: it is economic, political, cultural and environmental and has class, ethnicity/race and gender dimensions.