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GNR 2017 is a peer-reviewed, independently produced annual publication on the state of the world’s nutrition. The first series was published in 2014 and latest edition was published in November, 2017. Major Highlights Almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition related challenge, whether stemming from under-nutrition or obesity. In all 140 ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Applied sciences • Global issues • malnutrition • Malnutrition in India • Malnutrition in Peru • Nutrition • Overweight • sanitation • Stunted growth • Sustainable Development Goals
Dutch Sandwich refers to a form of tax avoidance used by companies that have their operations across the world to minimise the amount of taxes that they pay on their profits. The technique involves the transfer of a company’s profits through a subsidiary in the Netherlands, where the tax on the transfer of corporate profits ..
Topics: Apple Inc. • Companies • Corporate haven • Corporate tax avoidance • Current Affairs – March, 2018 • Economy • Global issues • Google • International taxation • Ireland as a tax haven • Tax • Tax avoidance
The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight. The index was unveiled by the Tax Justice Network (TJN). The index is based on twenty ..