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5 February 2019 - 8 February 2019
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ICTD holds 7th annual meeting in partnership with the Rwanda Revenue Authority

On February 5-8th, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)[i] is holding its seventh annual meeting in association with the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA). This comes at a time when taxation is high on the agenda for policymakers as a central means of financing sustainable development[ii]. The Commissioner General of the RRA, Pascal Ruganintwali,…

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February 2019
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Call for research proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN). The NTRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The NTRN is a network of Nigerian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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1 February 2019
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Taxing Africa book launch and discussion in Pretoria

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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January 2019
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IBP Recruiting Director of Tax Equity

The International Budget Partnership (IBP) is currently seeking a Director of Tax Equity to join their team.  This newly-created position will have responsibility for developing and managing a new high priority and cross organizational initiative at the IBP. Based on an in-depth scoping of the field, IBP is looking to establish an initiative that will ensure…

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January 2019
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Call for Research Proposals: Ethiopian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN). The ETRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and hosted at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute. The ETRN is a network of Ethiopian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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January 2019
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APTI featured at Developing Urban Futures conference

The ICTD’s African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) was recently featured at the Urban Age conference in Addis Ababa. The conference, on the theme “Developing Urban Futures” was jointly organised by LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft. It convened urban experts, policymakers and practitioners from sub-Saharan Africa and other…

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November 2018
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Nigerian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Abuja

The Nigerian Tax Research Network recently held its second annual meeting on October 24th and 25th on the theme ‘Revenue Beyond Oil Reliance.’ The meeting was hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) at the FIRS Training School in Abuja. Over 80 participants attended the conference, which showcased current research on the pressing challenges…

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November 2018
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Ethiopian Tax Research Network holds second annual meeting in Addis Ababa

The Second Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network was held on October 8th at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa. The ETRN brings together stakeholders with an interest in taxation in Ethiopia and supports the generation and exchange of tax knowledge. The ICTD is pleased to announce that the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) is…

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November 2018
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Taxing Africa: book launch and discussion in Hargeisa

ICTD CEO Mick Moore was invited to speak at a book launch for “Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development” in Hargeisa, Somaliland on 1st November. The event, titled “Taxation and Statebuilding – Should Somaliland Love Taxes?” was organised by the Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Abdirahman Sheikh Hassan Ismail (pictured above with Mick…

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November 2018
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ICTD welcomes new Research Fellow Roel Dom

The ICTD is pleased to welcome Roel Dom to the team. Roel completed an MSc in Sociology and Economics at the University of Antwerp and an MSc in Development Studies at the London School of Economics. He then became an Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Fellow, first acting as an economic advisor to the Ministry of Finance of…

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November 2018
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ICTD recruiting Programme Manager

The ICTD is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Programme Manager to oversee the strategic and financial management of our large, complex and adapting programme. The successful applicant will be responsible for the supervision of the ICTD team and support staff so successful team management skills and experience are essential along with strong project management…

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