August 30th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New appointee has strong ties to tax and transparency world, plans to hit the ground running WASHINGTON—The Executive Committee of the Financial Transparency Coalition is pleased to announce the appointment of Savior Mwambwa as Interim Director. “We’re ecstatic that Savior has decided to join the Coalition at this crucial
June 2nd, 2016
The connection between civil and political rights and tax policy is so strong, that in a 2014 report on tax policy and human rights (“the report”), the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights in 2014 said that the link runs both ways. That is, civil and political rights bear consequences for tax
June 10th, 2015
On June 25, 2015, the Interim Working Group of the African IFF Campaign Platform will launch the “Stop the Bleeding” campaign in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of the campaign is to curb the Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) from Africa that perpetuate poverty and hinder development across the continent.
December 14th, 2010
The private sector plays an important role in sustainable democratic and economic development. By creating jobs and opportunities, providing necessary goods and services, and thus improving people’s living standards, private enterprise in a market economy offers citizens the ability to prosper independently of state-provided goods and services. That, in turn, gives citizens the necessary leverage to hold their government accountable because public officials rely on citizens for support, not the other way around.
An accountable and efficient public sector is still a necessary part of development, though, and governments and private businesses...