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Forum: No Gender Justice without Tax Justice

30 June, 2016 to 1 July, 2016
09.00 - 17.00
London, United Kingdom
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PSI and FES are organising a tax and gender forum in London, 30 June - 1 July 2016 on the theme of “No gender justice without tax justice”.

This forum has the objective to strengthen the international debate about tax and gender, sharing progressive multidisciplinary approaches and alternatives, as well as to train and to build a group of men and women who can advocate for gender perspectives in the tax debate.

Read about the outcomes and download the background documents and presentations

Thursday, 30 June

09:00-09:30 | Opening Session

09:30-10:15 | PSI Global Policy on Tax Justice - Daniel Bertossa – PSI (moderator: Verónica Montúfar)

10:15-11:00 | Gender and Tax

  • Chiara Carparo – Christian Aid
  • Bridget Burrows – ActionAid

11:00-11:30 | Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 | Basics of Tax Policy Issues (moderator: Daniel Bertossa)

  • Liz Nelson – Tax Justice Network

13:00-14:30 | Lunch

14:30-16:00 | Alternative Perspectives on Tax

  • Erica Siu – ICRICT (by Skype)
  • Ana Inés Abelenda – AWID

16:00-17:00 | Current Tax Debate

  • Diarmid O’Sullivan – ActionAid

Friday, 1st July

09:00-11:00 | Tax and Gender: Worldwide Struggles (moderator: Verónica Montúfar)

  • Everline Aketch – National Union of Educational Institutions, Uganda
  • Ana Inés Abelenda – AWID
  • Presentations by participants

11:00-11:30 | Coffee

11:30-13:00 | Global Coalition Building (moderator: Sandra Vermuyten)

  • Teresa Marshall – Global Alliance for Tax Justice (by Skype)
  • Kate Lappin – APWLD (by Skype)
  • Presentations by participants

13:00-14:00 | Lunch

14:00-16:00 | Planning PSIs future work in tax and gender

  • Verónica Montúfar/Sandra Vermuyten - PSI

16:00-16:30 | Closing Session

Download the draft programme and concept note in EnglishEspañol


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