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Tax and Governance
Quick facts for this project:
|Country of implementation:||Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa (project outcome is also relevant for other African countries)
|Duration (in years):||3 years|
|Funding volume in US-Dollar (million):||1.70 M|
In order to achieve the objectives listed above, a research and training agenda is planned which, together with the high level conferences, will contribute to raising awareness about the importance of the role of tax administrations in countering corruption practices. While the geographical focus countries in the project are Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, the material developed during the project is highly likely to be replicated throughout the entire African continent.
The Wirtschaftsuniversität (WU) in Vienna, Austria (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is Europe’s largest Business and Economics University offering degree programs, organization and administration as well as a wide range of specialization areas and research opportunities. The Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law will bear responsibility for this project. This Institute is one of the world’s largest academic institutions engaged in the research and teaching of tax law. The Institute has a long-standing tradition in organizing international conferences and training courses for tax administration practitioners and professionals alike.
This project is supported by Siemens as part of the Siemens Integrity Initiative.
Source: Project profile provided by the Integrity Partner as at date of funding agreement. For updates kindly refer to the latest Siemens Integrity Initiative Annual Report.