Watch this video to hear about our internal Research Workshop and Public Panel Discussion Event, titled ‘Taxation and Development: Addressing Illicit Financial Flows in Commodity Trade’.
On the 14th and 15th February 2019, the Curbing IFFs research project hosted an international research workshop at the Graduate Institute, in Geneva. The two-day event involved our research teams from Ghana, Laos and Switzerland presenting their preliminary research findings and discussing next steps with our Advisory Group. The workshop also included an expert panel … Continue reading Research Workshop on 14-15 February 2019
On Tuesday 6th November 2018, the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, opened the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), a platform for buying and selling listed agricultural commodities. It is the first of its kind in West Africa, and one of three on the African continent, and is meant to make Ghana the agricultural hub of the … Continue reading Reflections on Ghana’s Commodity Exchange
The interview was conducted in French and can be found by clicking here. On August 6, 2018, Professor Gilles Carbonnier, the main applicant for this r4d research project, was interviewed by Anouk Henry from RTS, a Swiss public broadcasting organization. The interview took place in the wake of the ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ campaign launched by President … Continue reading How can Ghana leverage its strengths to move beyond aid: Prof. Carbonnier talks to RTS
On 11 April 2018, the Responsible Mining Foundation organised an event to mark the launch of the Responsible Mining Index (RMI). This Index is designed to assess the policies and practices of 30 large-scale mining companies, revealing how well they are performing on economic development, environmental, social and governance issues. In his opening speech Prof. Gilles … Continue reading Prof. Carbonnier delivers opening speech at the launch of Responsible Mining Index at the Graduate Institute, Geneva