From Panama to Paradise – who is paying for the Tax Havens?

29.11.2017, Roundtable 16h00 - 18h00

Adam Gerritsma,

Effects of Tax Avoidance and Tax Dodging on Developing Countries

The revelations of the Panama Papers and most recently of the Paradise Papers have fueled public discussion on the tremendous impacts of unequal tax schemes. In cooperation with Dietmar Köster, MEP, Member of the EP PANA Committee, the EU office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has invited the following speakers to discuss the effects on developing countries which strongly rely on tax incomes and to explore policy responses:

Dereje Alemayehu, Chair, Coordination Committee, Global Alliance for Tax Justice, Kenia
Dick Forslund, Alternative Information & Development Centre (AIDC), South Africa
Erica Gerretsen, Head of Unit, Budget Support, Public Finance Management, Domestic Revenue Mobilisation, DG Devco, European Commission

Contact: Sidonie.Wetzig(at)

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office

Rue du Taciturne 38
BE-1000 Brussels

+32 22 34 62 90
+32 22 34 62 81


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