Read FACT’s official comment urging global governments to strengthen existing systems and multilateral cooperation on beneficial ownership transparency ahead of the 10th Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption.
FACT executive director Ian Gary joined experts and allies from Oxfam America, Tax Justice Network Africa, UNDP, and the Australian and Nigerian governments for a panel on global tax transparency as a part of the UNDP’s Dialogue on Tax and SDGs in New York.
In order to effectively address the international debt crisis, climate change, and other key challenges, Global North leaders must acknowledge their own complicity in enabling the illicit flow of needed funds out of developing economies.
Global civil society organizations collectively representing more than 100 groups sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen today calling on the U.S. to advance specific, meaningful financial transparency reforms to ensure the U.S. does its part to defend worldwide freedoms in the wake of the second Summit for Democracy.
Join FACT, GATJ, and the Nawi Collective for a hybrid in-person and virtual panel discussion highlighting growing efforts in Africa to analyze and tackle macroeconomic systems which discriminate against women, as well as reform campaigns designed to support the realization of women’s rights.
To tackle global corruption, the U.S. must start by cleaning up its own house through the reforms discussed in this blog, as well as by working collaboratively with African nations, civil society actors, and professionals to properly stem the root causes and key loopholes that enable capital flight, illicit financial flows, and corrupt or criminal financial abuses.