There is not enough weight given to regulating the private sector, taxing them appropriately, and closing dangerous tax loopholes. Inappropriate incentives too often serve as corporate giveaways. In my country, where more than 75% of foreign direct investments goes to mining, its contribution in terms of tax revenues is only about 13-24%.
Sarankhukhuu Sharavdorj (Centre For Human Rights and Development, Mongolia) delivered her intervention on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, on “Science policy interface including the briefing from the independent group of scientists on the Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR)”, during the 8th Meeting of the HLPF 2019, held in New York, at the UNHQ, on 11th July 2019.
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