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331 Global Civil Society Organizations Demand that Members Affirm Development Mandate at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 14

NAIROBI, 14 July 2016-  Members of 331 civil society organizations (CSOs) including trade unions, farmers, development advocates, and public interest groups from over 150 countries wrote an urgent letter to members of UNCTAD to express concern regarding the current negotiations towards the quadrennial mandate of the agency during the UNCTAD 14 Conference which starts July 17th…

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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…

Note to Delegations

Note to Delegations

This is an information note by the Government of Kenya for all delegates to the UNCTAD XIV conference. This document outlines key points of note with regard to visas, protocol, transport, security, firearms, radio frequency, flight clearance, registration and accreditation. Download the full document here.  

Travel and Visa Information: Accomodation

Travel and Visa Information: Accomodation

The Government of Kenya has identified a list of hotels around Nairobi where delegates to the UNCTAD XIV may stay. The list of hotels where delegations will be accommodated will be transmitted to the National Police Service who will provide reinforced security for all these areas. Delegates are advised to book accommodation directly with the hotels…


Travel and Visa Information: Ground transport

To better ensure the easy transport of delegates within Nairobi, the host Government will provide shuttle services. All delegates are encouraged to use this service as a simple, efficient way to move around Nairobi. Shuttle buses will connect the hotels where delegates are staying to pick- up and drop-off points at KICC as well as…


Travel and Visa Information: Visa

General Information This note contains information about the requirement for visas for entry into the Kenyan territory for participants during the UNCTAD 14 Ministerial Conference. All participants must be in possession of a passport that is valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of entry into the Kenyan territory, with sufficient pages…

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About TJNA

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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