Past eventInvitation Only

Innovative Financing: Is the Currency Transaction Levy a Solution for a Global Development Funding Crisis?

6 July 2010 - 7:45am to 9:15am

Chatham House, London


Michael Izza, Chief Executive, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
Kyu Ho Choo, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Korean in the UK
Christian Masset, General Director, Global Economy and Development Strategies, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, France (invited)
Chair: Paola Subacchi, Research Director, International Economics, Chatham House



Post-G8/20 summits in Canada and in the run-up to the G20 summit in South Korea, Chatham House in conjunction with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), will be hosting this roundtable discussion on the proposal of currency transaction levy to fund international development.

The meeting will also highlight the recommendations of the recent study prepared by the Expert Committee of the Leading Group on International Financial Transactions for Development (IFTD) which assessed the technical and legal feasibility of a financial transaction levy and voluntary contributions based on international financial transactions.

Attendance is by invitation only.

For more information please contact Amalia Khachatryan.