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COLLOQUIUM ON COLLAPSE IN COMMODITY PRICES AND AFRICA’S RESPONSE
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COLLOQUIUM ON COLLAPSE IN COMMODITY PRICES AND AFRICA’S RESPONSE

Date: 8 March 2017 Venue: United Nations Conference Centre- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia About half of African economies are classified as ‘commodity dependent’. That is, these nations derive a substantial part of their incomes from minerals and/or hydrocarbons. Falling commodity prices, especially those of minerals and oil, yet again highlight the perils of commodity dependence and…

Students’ Debate on Tax Justice
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Students’ Debate on Tax Justice

Theme: Closing tax loopholes to finance Africa’s structural transformation In recent years the international development community has made crucial steps to move from decisions to action on the tax justice agenda. As historic events such as the Panama Papers Leaks bring the matter to the fore, an opportune moment for continued enhancement of the capacity…

The 4th Pan Africa Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax
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The 4th Pan Africa Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax

Tax Justice Network – Africa (TJN-A) together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Tax Justice and Governance Platform – Nigeria are organising the Pan African Conference under the theme “Curbing IFFs to promote Africa’s Structural Transformation.” The conference will provide a platform to articulate IFF issues from an African…

The 3rd International Tax Justice Academy
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The 3rd International Tax Justice Academy

12- 16 September 2016, Kenya As the Panama Leak revealed, many world leaders and unscrupulous businessmen have been indicted in the scandal, showing the rot in the system. However, there is still a huge knowledge gap particularly in Africa and other parts of the developing world. In addition, there’s a growing interest in the tax…

UNCTAD CSO XIV Forum: Investment & Tax Treaties– Impact on domestic policy space & revenue mobilization
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UNCTAD CSO XIV Forum: Investment & Tax Treaties– Impact on domestic policy space & revenue mobilization

Organizers: Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ), Tax Justice Network- Africa (TJN-A) ActionAid International (AAI) Date: Thursday, 21 July, 11:30 to-1:00pm Short description: There is a widespread consensus across multilateral and development institutions that “harmful tax competition” and the ensuing tax incentives to attract FDI are detrimental to enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation. However, it is…

UNCTAD XIV:17- 22 JULY, 2016, Nairobi
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UNCTAD XIV:17- 22 JULY, 2016, Nairobi

NAIROBI, 22 February 2016- Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) has been nominated to host the Civil Society Forum at the 2016 quadrennial United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIV) conference to be held in Nairobi, Kenya. The fourteenth UNCTAD conference will be held on July 17-22, 2016. UNCTAD XIV is on the theme: From Decision…

AMI 2016: Training Session on Tax Justice
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AMI 2016: Training Session on Tax Justice

As part of the Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) 2016, the Tax Justice Network- Africa will be holding a training session on Tax Justice . The theme will be on ‘Making Resources Work for the People: Where is the money?’ The main focus areas will be: – The domestication of the African Mining Vision – Stop the Bleeding Africa IFF Campaign…

7th Alternative Mining Indaba: 8- 10 February 2016, Capetown
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7th Alternative Mining Indaba: 8- 10 February 2016, Capetown

The 7th Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI) will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel (Upper Eastside Hotel), Woodstock, Cape Town from 8 to 10 February 2016. The Conference is organized by the Secretariat, Economic Justice Network of the Fellowship of the Christian Councils in Southern Africa, in collaboration with the Steering Committee. The overall theme of…

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The Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) is a Pan-African initiative and a member of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice. Launched in January 2007 during the World Social Forum (WSF) held in Nairobi, TJN-A promotes socially- just, accountable and progressive taxation systems in Africa. It advocates for tax policies with pro-poor outcomes and tax systems that curb public resource leakages and enhance domestic resource mobilisation.

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