Tax is the key to development, but African countries are facing several domestic as well as international challenges. What may be the solutions? This was the main question discussed among leading researchers at the plenary session in Bergen in August.
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NUPI is coordinating the TaxCapDev network, which brings together Norwegian researchers and experts to strengthen the sharing of knowledge on illicit financial flows, taxation and exploitation of natural resources.
The TaxCapDev-network also hosted a panel on taxation and resource extraction during the EADI-conference where Morten Bøås from NUPI was co-chair.
The plenary session “Globalisation and international tax justice” took place on 22rd of August as part of The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI)- conference in Bergen from 20-23rd of August. The session was hosted by the TaxCapDev-network, and the network was represented by Sigrid Klæboe Jacobsen from Tax Justice Network – Norway as chair, and Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad from CMI as one of the main speakers.