International Taxation Thematic Programme
The focus of this programme is to deal with the problem of lack of transparency and an effective multilateral system to shape and regulate global financial institutions resulting to the illicit outflow of financial resources from Africa.
Tax and Extractives
Africa accounts for a significant share of the mineral resources in the world. It accounts for 30 percent of global reserves- 90 percent of the world’s platinum, 40 percent of the world’s gold and 46 percent of natural diamonds.
Tax and Inequalities Thematic Programme
As one of TJN-A’s key tools aimed at promoting the use of progressive taxation systems, the use of pro-poor tax policies, and the strengthening of tax systems to promote domestic resource mobilisation thereby enabling the eradication of inequality and poverty in Africa.
The Tax and Investment
Intense debate and concrete policy work is ongoing at the international level on the fiscal contribution of multinational corporations (MNCs) with the focus mainly on tax avoidance – notably in the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project.