2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

PSI works in coalition with EI, ITUC, civil society partners, the ILO and others to influence the inter-governmental negotiations related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Financing for Development (FfD) arena.

Tax is a matter of life or death

16 July 2015

When it comes to funding sustainable development, tax is perhaps the most critical piece of the puzzle, yet our system of taxing global profits is inadequate for our globalized economy, disadvantages the poorest countries, and has no globally representative coordinating body.

Tax Justice for Social Justice

15 July 2015

PSI participated in a side-event on tax justice during the Financing for Development Conference (FFD3) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Taxes are arguably the most important source of government revenue to implement public policies to redistribute wealth and realize human rights, achieve equality, and strengthen governance and accountability.

Post-2015 Development Agenda - Statement

14 July 2015
Photo: Michael Foley - Creative Commons

In advance of the United Nations Summit on Financing for Development, 150 organisations have signed a petition to exclude water and sanitation, healthcare and education from discussions regarding private financing and private sector financing within the context of financing for development.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD3)

13 July 2015

As negotiations for the Post 2015 Development Agenda draw to a close at the United Nations, Member States are discussing means of implementation and financing. PSI is taking an active part in this process together with other trade unions and civil society partners.

Civil Society Statement on World Public Service Day 2015

24 June 2015

Civil Society associations in India, including PSI, have released this statement on the occasion of World Public Services Day 2015 under the heading 'Protect and Expand Quality Public Services to reduce inequality.'

Water and sanitation as a human right!

11 May 2015
Water fountain

PSI and its affiliates actively support the human right to water initiatives, including the current lobbying pressure on national governments negotiating policies and priorities in the United Nations.

Why Public-Private Partnerships don’t work

17 March 2015
Drinking from tap

Public Services International (PSI) has just released the new report “Why Public-Private Partnerships don’t work: The many advantages of the public alternative”.