This is a network of members of Parliament from across the continent who have expressed a desire and commitment to spearhead the fight against illicit financial flows in Africa.
The main aim of this association is to provide a platform for African legislators to undertake sustained advocacy- related dialogue and debate in a simplified manner on Illicit Financial Flows, tax governance and domestic resource mobilization on the African continent which is informed by research and is inclusive of a wide variety of voices, with links to national and regional processes.
The objectives of APNIFFT include:
•To support interaction and exchange among, African MPs on the subject of IFF,
Taxation and domestic resource mobilization
•To break down the issues of IFFs and taxation governance as a body of knowledge, in
simple concepts, among MPs so as to allow effective and constructive debates in
•To increase the quality and frequency of media reporting on IFFs, tax and DRM issues
involving African MPs.
•To provide spaces and avenue for research support and information exchange
between CSOs and African MPs.
APNIFFT’ s main areas of work are focused on three main areas- accountability, awareness raising and constituency- mobilisation and advocacy around Illicit Financial Flows, taxation and domestic resource mobilisation.
The network currently boasts a membership of over 40 legislators and is in the process of drafting a constitution that will guide its membership.