ICTD mentioned in Bloomberg Tax news
José Antonio Ocampo’s blog on the ICTD website was picked up by Bloomberg Tax news;
“The summit of Latin American and Caribbean finance ministers is scheduled for July 27-28 in Cartagena, Colombia. The region’s interests “have not been visible enough in the international tax policy debate so far, and this must change,” Jose Antonio Ocampo, Colombia’s finance minister, said in a statement Tuesday on the website of the International Centre for Tax & Development.”
Sierra Leone Tax for Development December Conference takes the spotlight in local media coverage
The ICTD/BAN organised “Sierra Leone Tax for Development” conference gained lots of TV, radio and newspaper coverage in the month of December 2022. Some of the highlights are available on playback below:
- SLBC (“Report on tax for development conference“)
- SLBC (“The Podium“)
- AYV TV
- Gleaner News Extra, “ICTD holds two days conference on improving tax policy“
- Standard Times, “Tax for development conference opens in Freetown”
- Politico SL, “Sierra Leone announces the setting-up of a tax court“
- Mano Reporters, “Sierra Leone: Conference on taxation ends with calls for equity in tax system“
Martin Hearson quoted in African Tax Magazine on international tax reforms
Research Director Martin Hearson was featured in the London-based African Business Magazine, sharing his thoughts on reforms to a global tax system which currently favours richer countries. You can read the full piece here.
Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard OpEd published in the Middle East Eye
Research Fellows Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard were published in the London-based Middle East Eye writing about the informal economy. You can read the full piece here.
Philip Mader pens opinion piece for The Africa Report on taxing digital payments
Adrienne Lees quoted in The Economist for DIGITAX research
Researcher Adrienne Lees was quoted in The Economist on the 13th of October 2022 for her work on the Ghana E-Levy within the DIGITAX research programme. You can read the full article here.
Max Gallien authors piece for Middle East Eye
ICTD Researcher Max Gallien has written a piece on Tunisian President Kais Saied in London-based publication Middle East Eye. You can read his article here.
Martin Hearson quoted in Kenyan newspaper of record The Standard
ICTD senior fellow Martin Hearson was quoted numerous times in Kenyan newspaper The Standard on the 9th of August, 2022 in their article “Kenya to miss out on billions in ‘secret’ tax treaty with China”. You can read their article here.
Mick Moore interviewed on BBC News at 9
Professor Mick Moore was interviewed on BBC News at 9 about the ongoing Sri Lankan Crisis and where he hopes it will go next. His interview begins at 25:30 and can be played back here.
Mick Moore featured on Sri Lankan papers the Daily FT and Daily Mirror
Mick Moore was featured, as a member of Verité Research, in two articles from the Daily FT and one from the Daily Mirror about the Sri Lankan Crisis.
You can read the articles below
SL Economic Policy Group’s first paper highlights need to raise tax collection
Jalia Kangave featured on Al Jazeera English news
ICTD Lead Research consultant Jalia Kangave was featured on Qatar broadcaster Al Jazeera English for their programme The Stream | “Have the pandemic profiteers made too much money?”. Jalia’s feature begins at 19:50 minutes. You can play back here.