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FfD Meeting Side Event: Illicit Financial Flows- Time to Drop False Solutions and Embrace Real Change
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FfD Meeting Side Event: Illicit Financial Flows- Time to Drop False Solutions and Embrace Real Change

Illicit financial flows (IFFs), with legalized tax avoidance as its major component, is the fundamental constraint to be addressed to ensure the fiscal space that is necessary to advance the 2030 Agenda. Major public scandals brought to light by the many recent leaks, the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, exposed how many wealthy individuals and…

Independent Expert Meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration
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Independent Expert Meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

Tax Justice Network Africa will be attending the African Union’s 1st Independent Experts meeting on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning scheduled to take place next week, April 9-10, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The purpose of  this meeting is to discuss challenges and solutions concerning three thematic areas: domestic resource mobilisation, the fight against corruption and the fight against illicit financial…

Financial Secrecy Index 2018 – IFFs challenge at the doorstep of African Countries (Part 1)
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Financial Secrecy Index 2018 – IFFs challenge at the doorstep of African Countries (Part 1)

Financial secrecy in Africa presents new challenges in the fight against Illicit Financial Flows  In an age where we are all too quick to look outward at the challenges that act as stumbling blocks towards sustainable development in developing countries, the launch of the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) in January reveals an uncomfortable truth…

Rwanda Students Debate on Tax Justice
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Rwanda Students Debate on Tax Justice

Strengthening Youth Participation in Policy Dialogue Processes On 14 and 15 February 2018, TJNA in collaboration with Governance for Africa will be hosting the first national students debate on tax justice in Rwanda. The meet, which is supported by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Save the Children, will take place in the capital city…

Save the Date: International Tax Justice Academy 2017
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Save the Date: International Tax Justice Academy 2017

The 4th International Tax Justice Academy (ITJA) organised by Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) will take place from 6 to 10 November 2017 in Entebbe, Uganda.  The ITJA this year will focus on ‘building the next generation of tax justice champions’ by strengthening the significant role of tax in the quest of equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. For more information…

Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax 2017
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Pan African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows and Tax 2017

The Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) together the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and in Partnership with the Independent Commission for the Reforms International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT), the Tax Justice Network (TJN), the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation (FES) and the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ) are organising the 5th Pan African conference…

SADC Students Debate 2017: Our Resources, Our Future
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SADC Students Debate 2017: Our Resources, Our Future

As part of the 2017 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) People’s Summit, TJNA in collaboration with Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD) and the Southern African People’s Solidarity Network (SAPSN) will be holding the SADC People’s Summit Regional Debates and Public Speaking Gala which will be held from the 16th to 18th of August 2017. The participants…

Africa Media Training Programme 2017
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Africa Media Training Programme 2017

As society’s bona fide watchdog and agenda-setter, the media has a duty to not just inform but educate the public on key issues, both overt and covert. However for a long time, tax issues have always been viewed as complex and dynamic to comprehend, both by the public and media at large. Taxation issues are…

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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…

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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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