We value working with all groups that are dedicated to improving formulation of tax policy and law. Our partnerships encompass, among others, tax administrators, administrative tribunals, courts, civil societies and regional and sub-regional organizations. Our funding and other types of contributions come from financial partners.
Foundation Open Society Institute
The Foundations supports civil society groups around the world with a stated aim of advancing, among others, democracy, justice, education and public health. As part of the activities of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa, the Foundation has given the Committee these grants:
- USD 150,000 grant in 2019
- USD 265,000 IN 2019
- USD 100,000 in 2021
German Agency for International Cooperation
The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) is a Germany government agency driving its agenda in international cooperation for sustainable development. The agency’s work straddles several fields including peace building and governance and democracy. In 2019, GIZ gave the Committee a grant of EUR 49280 from GIZ to facilitate travel and attendance of UNTC meetings and undertake research on investment funds.
The goal of the Foundation to assist developing countries to build and develop their tax academies and tax programs with the purpose of increasing tax revenue and improving their investment climate. So far, we have collaborated in offering training on international tax in the following countries:
- Kenya: Tax Appeals Tribunal, 21-24 February 2022
- Botswana: Botswana Revenue Services, 8-12 June 2021
- Indonesia: Financial Education and Training Agency (FETA) which is training center of the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia (including Revenue Service), July 221
- Indonesia: PKN Stan (the University of the Ministry of Finance of Indonesia), which part of FETA organization but managed separately to train and educate potential staff for Indonesia government, July 2021
The South Centre is the intergovernmental organization of developing countries that helps developing countries to combine their efforts and expertise to promote their common interests in the international arena. The Committee has participated in a program whose goal is to brief members from countries in the south on varied tax issues. Bosire Nyamori briefed the members on “Computer Software and Royalties” while Mary Ongeri focused on “Subject to Tax Rule.”
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