Discussion on tax havens at the social forum

huhtikuun 25. klo 16:00

Suomen sosiaalifoorumi järjestetään tuttuun tapaan Helsingin Arbiksella 25.-26.4. Eetti järjestää siellä keskustelun veroparatiiseista yhteistyössä Attacin kanssa. Työpajassa puhuu mm. Rezaul Karim Chowdhury Aasian Tax Justice Networkista. Tervetuloa!

La 25.4. klo 16-18 luokka 22 / Saturday 25th of April at 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Room 22

Effects of tax havens on poor countries

Tax is the most reliable way of financing public services and reducing inequality. However, tax havens, capital flight and illicit financial flows severely harm the ability of countries to provide for the well-being of their citizens and achieving sustainable development goals, especially in poor countries. What is the effect of tax evasion by multinational corporations and the role of international financial institutions? Discussion about the global role of tax havens, with special focus on poor countries, such as Bangladesh.

Speakers: Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, Anita Kelles-Viitanen, Lotta Staffans, Matti Ylönen