Calendar of Events

DATE
MEETING NAME
DESCRIPTION
VENUE
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
CONTACT PERSON
19 – 20 January ATAF Strategy and Planning meeting Adoption of the 2017 calendar activities and discussions around the Secretariat strategies and approaches to meeting ATAF’s strategic objectives. Pretoria, RSA ATAF Secretariat, GIZ, Consultant Romeo Nkoulou Ella:
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30 – 31 January Technical Committee Meeting for Legal Counsel Meeting to review Legal initiatives and advise administrations accordingly. They include; Challenges and opportunities, reviewing Agreement on Mutual Assistance on Tax Matters and ATAF Agreement. Johannesburg, RSA Technical Committee members Caroline Mutayabarwa:
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01-02 March VAT Tech. Meeting ATAF will develop work on domestic taxes issues. This technical meeting invites VAT exerts from member countries to discuss a variety of VAT-related issues. The result of the meeting will be the formation of a Technical Committee on VAT Blantyre, Malawi Relevant member countries Ralf Uhl:
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8-10 March Country correspondents meeting The meeting will review roles of country correspondents and seek ways of improving them. Activities for 2016 and plan for 2017 will form the basis of engagement. Cape Town, RSA ATAF Secretariat, Country correspondents Kennedy Onyonyi:
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16 – 17 March Trade Mispricing consultative expert meeting The objective is to discuss and develop the research design to be implemented in conducting field country studies; define clear Customs Compliance Training and a Technical assistance/Join audit programmes. Pretoria, RSA Interested ATAF members, Senior officials from Customs, Ministries of Finance and Ministries of Trade and Industry.   Ms Mary Baine :
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21 – 24 March ATAF/UN Workshop on Tax Treaties & BEPs This workshop will aim to: (i) strengthen the technical capacity of participants in dealing with tax treaties and in addressing relevant BEPS-related issues; (ii) raise awareness on, discuss and analyse the latest developments in the relevant work of the UN Tax Committee and of the OECD on BEPS Nairobi, Kenya Tax treaty interpreters, negotiators and implementers Kennedy Onyonyi :
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24 March ATAF/UNECA Side event on Trade Mispricing on the margins of the Ministers of Finance Meeting Objectives of the Side Event are to: Raise awareness on the revenues lost to trade mispricing; Sensitise ministers of finance of current activities being undertaken by African stakeholders of combating IFFs; Gain Ministerial support to increase nexus between Customs and Tax administrations among others   Dakar, Senegal Heads and senior officials of African Ministries of Finance and heads of Tax Administrations; Selected representatives of international and continental organisations, as well as from the private sector and academic institutions Ms Mary Baine :
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27 – 29 March Short Course on Compliance Risk Management and Fraud Detection                    This is an introductory course aimed at enhancing participants risk profiling capabilities and means of detecting and managing fraud.    Pretoria, RSA Compliance risk management and audit officers Caroline Mutayabarwa :
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29 – 31 March Council sub-committee meetings Meeting of the sub-committees of the ATAF Council (GOC, RCD, FAC)   ATAF Council members, ATAF Secretariat Romeo Nkoulou Ella :
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3 – 7 April Joint Executive Masters’ in Taxation Graduation Ceremony/ EMT Francophone Oral Defense Final oral test of EMT-Francophone; 2 day- workshop on presentation and promotion of 6 top Transfer Projects/Master’s theses in front of a high level panel as well as ½ day Graduation Ceremony Pretoria, RSA EMT students, Tax administrations’ Representatives (Strategic Planning, Training Divisions), Diplomatic Representatives Dr Nara Monkam :
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6-7 April Independent Technical Assistance Panel meeting   The first meeting of the Panel will discuss the series of demand-driven requests that have come through to ATAF. It will also map out how request should be handled or declined Pretoria, RSA Members of the Panel Ralf Uhl :
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10 - 12 April Short Course on Revenue Forecasting and Analysis (French)   This is a course to be conducted in French that aims at introducing participants to concepts of forecasting revenue and analysing trends using available statics for management decision making. Pretoria, RSA Research and technical officers involved in target setting, monitoring and evaluation Nthabiseng Mushi :
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21 April Council meeting 1   Meeting of the Council of ATAF Pretoria, RSA ATAF Council Members, ATAF Secretariat Romeo Nkoulou Ella :
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24 – 25 April ATO Consultative Meeting                                    This consultative meeting aims at establishing a common understanding of the structure, the themes and the indicators used in the annual publication as well as the ATO Data Repository and Guide book. It also aims at updating newly joined countries on the ATO process.   Abuja, Nigeria (TBC) Tax administrations’ Heads of research, strategic planning, and Revenue statistics, forecast and analysis Dr Nara Monkam:
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9-10 May CBT Tech. workshop   Details of the workshop shall be provided at a later stage To be determined To be determined Mary Baine:
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10 – 12 May ATRN/ICTD capacity building Strengthening the research capacity of researchers who are already working in the area of taxation but who feel their work could be improved with more rigorous and international accepted methods. This is a ’hands on’ learning where researchers will receive practical feedback on how to improve and disseminate their research. Luanda, Angola (TBC) Junior to mid-career Tax administrations’ researchers who are working on a paper in the area of taxation. Open to young Researchers from African Universities Dr Nara Monkam:
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15 – 18 May Short course for CSOs & Bilateral Donors To those interested in or working on tax and public resource mobilization, this course offers an opportunity to update their knowledge and understanding of current tax issues and trends in developing countries. The following modules are offered: The Role of Taxation in Development; International Taxation; Sub-National Taxation; and the Experience of Tax Administrations   Tanzania (TBC) Non-technical audience from tax administrations, civil society organisations (CSOs), bilateral and multilateral donors, private foundations Dr Nara Monkam:
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17 – 18 May VAT Tech. Comm. Meeting The first meeting of the ATAF VAT Technical Committee will discuss the outcomes of the ATAF Technical Meeting on VAT as well as map out the products to be developed and delivered by the TC Pretoria, RSA To be determined Bernd Schlenther:
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22 – 26 May 52nd Annual AfDB Meetings   ATAF is looking to partner with another African multilateral organisation to bring to the attention of the continent the need to foster legislative changes in international taxation to collect additional revenue. Ahmedabad, India To be determined Thulani Shongwe:
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24 – 26 May ICT Workshop Details of the workshop shall be provided at a later stage To be determined To be determined To be determined
29 – 30 May Parliament. Training course                  The meeting aims at empowering Parliamentarians with knowledge about tax matters to enable them discharge their legislative duties effectively To be determined Members of Parliamentary committees on Finance, Trade and Investment Kennedy Onyonyi:
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01 – 02 June Expert Consultative Workshop for EMT ENG & EMT FRN Curriculum review                  Review of the EMT Curriculum in order to match the real needs of Tax administrations; Identify new potential partners for the programme; Review & downscale the EMT tuition fees To be determined Experts from Tax administrations (Strategic planning, Training departments), tax experts from academia, top EMT students, EMT partners Dr Nara Monkam:
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5-6 June Corporate taxpayer engagement              The programme aims at discerning the needs of corporate taxpayers with a view to seeking means of intervention to ensure compliance Pretoria, RSA Leading corporate taxpayers and officers in charge of large taxpayers’ functions Mary Baine:
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7-8 June Tax policy/admin meeting To ensure seamless interaction between tax administrations and parent ministrations. It will introduce policy proposals made by ATAF member countries to representatives of Finance ministries who will be present To be determined Policy officers in tax administrations and heads of fiscal functions in ministries of finance   Mary Baine:
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19 – 21 June Integrity assurance workshop                  The workshop brings together integrity champions in tax administrations to enhance collaboration in eradicating corruption in tax administration Pretoria, RSA Integrity Assurance and Corruption Prevention champions in tax administrations Kennedy Onyonyi:
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22-23 June Tax policy/admin Conference The conference will provide a platform for information sharing among tax administrations and finance ministries on selected topical issues To be determined Officers from policy units in tax administrations and ministry of finance officers Mary Baine:
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23 June Launch of the 2nd Edition of the ATO Establish this publication as an African flagship publication in taxation, i.e. a source of reliable information on taxation that will serve as an African and global reference to assist in formulating tax policies, and tax administrations’ reforms on the continent, as well as to be an important barometer for business. South Africa (TBC) Commissioners General and Heads of Tax administrations, Heads of research, strategic planning, and Revenue statistic, forecast and analysis, Senior officials from MoF, Media, Development partners, private sector, academia, International organisations Dr Nara Monkam:
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3 – 7 July Intermediate Seminar on Tax Audit FRE Details of the seminar shall be provided at a later stage To be determined To be determined Kennedy Onyonyi:
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12 – 14 July ICT Conference Details of the Conference topic shall be provided at a later stage To be determined To be determined Kennedy Onyonyi:
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20 – 21 July Strategy & Planning Meeting Mid-year review of ATAF work plan and strategy TBC ATAF Secretariat, Country correspondents, Consultants Ediretse Mokara:
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26 – 28 July ATO Capacity building The objectives of the workshop are among others to ensure that Collectors have a common understanding of ATO data collection processes, Collectors are assisted in understanding the definition of indicators and collection of the relevant data and Peer learning exchange   Monrovia, Liberia (TBC) Focal persons/data collectors from tax administrations’ research, strategic planning, and Revenue statistic, forecast and analysis Dr Nara Monkam:
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16 – 17 August Parliament. Training course The meeting aims at empowering Parliamentarians with knowledge about tax matters to enable them discharge their legislative duties effectively TBD Members of Parliamentary committees on Finance, Trade and Investment Kennedy Onyonyi:
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16 -18 August Council sub-committee meetings Meeting of the sub-committees of the ATAF Council (GOC, RCD, FAC) TBD ATAF Council members, ATAF Secretariat Romeo Nkoulou Ella :
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21 – 22 August Corporate taxpayer engagement              The programme aims at discerning the needs of corporate taxpayers with a view to seeking means of intervention to ensure compliance. Pretoria, RSA Leading corporate taxpayers and officers in charge of large taxpayers’ functions Mary Baine:
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4 – 6 September 3rd ATRN Congress The ATRN creates potential synergies and linkage areas between academics and tax officials from ATAF member countries. The ATRN, an ATAF body, promotes a well-conducted evidence-based research on African tax matters and an African dialogue based through leadership, which is vital to the success of tax reforms in Africa TBC ATAF Members academics, practitioners, policy-makers and independent tax researchers in Africa, ATRN Board members Dr Nara Monkam:
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11-12 September Council meeting 2 / Donor meeting Meeting of the Council of ATAF, including a meeting with donors   ATAF Council Members, Donors Romeo Nkoulou Ella :
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12-15 September 3rd ICTA Conference Details of this Conference shall be provided at a later stage Nigeria To be determined To be determined
12-13 September CBT Technical Committee meeting This meeting will look at the outcomes of the OECD Working Parties 1, 6 and 11. It will further discuss the ATAF Model Legislation on Interest Deductibility and the Approved OECD Approach Dar es Salaam, Tanzania To be determined Thulani Shongwe:
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27-29 September ATO Validation workshop The objectives of the workshop are among others to: Present the draft annual ATO outline to the Heads of Research; Receive feedback on preliminary descriptive statistics and trends; Validate the data and the preliminary results   Abuja, Nigeria (TBC) Tax administrations’ Heads of research, strategic planning, and Revenue statistic, forecast and analysis Dr Nara Monkam:
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12 – 13 October Independent Technical Assistance Panel meeting The second meeting of the Panel for the year will analyse the trend patterns and any challenges experienced in delivering technical assistance. Pretoria, RSA To be determined Ralf Uhl:
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25 October CBT Tech.comm meeting This meeting will be on the margins of the 3rd ICTA Conference and will showcase the ATAF Model Interest Deductibility Legislation To be determined To be determined Thulani Shongwe:
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26 – 27 October Regional Technical workshop on Tax treaties As part of the CBT Technical Committee’s awareness campaign, a workshop for East and Southern Africa’s is scheduled to highlight the treaties issues encountered post-BEPS as well as in the technical assistance through the country programmes Kampala, Uganda To be determined Thulani Shongwe:
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30 - 31 October VAT Tech. Comm. Meeting Members of the Technical Committee will report back to Secretariat on progress made in development of practical tools to assist members in VAT-related challenges such as fraud and compliance. Pretoria, RSA To be determined Bernd Schlenther:
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6-7 November ICT Workshop Details of the workshop shall be provided at a later stage To be determined To be determined Kennedy Onyonyi:
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23 – 24 November Training of Trainers (Francophone) Following on the success of the train-the-trainer Anglophone, the French version of the event is designed to build capacity in the area of transfer pricing among francophone experts Yaoundé, Cameroon To be determined Thulani Shongwe:
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