South African Broadcasting Corporation
GFI Junior Economist Joseph Spanjers spoke with South Africa’s SABC News on Wednesday, July 29th, about the damaging issue of illicit financial flows from Africa.
GFI President Raymond Baker discusses the issue of illicit financial flows (IFFs) at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies on July 15, 2015. Mr. Baker’s remarks provide an overview of the sources of illicit financial flows, how GFI’s studies are developing in the African policy arena, how terrorist groups utilize IFFs for funding opportunities, and how transparency plays an essential part in curbing illicit financial flows.
Political scientists Mike Findley and Daniel Nielson discuss the findings of their new book: Global Shell Games: Experiments in Transnational Relations, Crime, and Terrorism, and the issue of anonymous shell companies. They are joined by Global Financial Integrity’s Heather Lowe, who moderates the event, as well as by Tax Justice Network-USA’s Jack Blum.
GFI President Raymond Baker delivers remarks at the “Human Rights and Economic Justice: Essential Elements of the Post-MDG Agenda” conference at Yale University on October 18, 2013. Mr. Baker’s remarks provide an overview of the issue of illicit financial flows, and he explains how it plays into the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
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Al Jazeera English
GFI Communications Director Clark Gascoigne spoke with Al Jazeera’s News Hour on April 5, 2013, about the International Consortium of Investigative Journalist’s massive investigation exposing hidden shell companies and assets in tax havens.
GFI President Raymond Baker testified before the European Parliament on March 19, 2013, where he discussed illicit financial flows, financial transparency, and their implications for developing countries.
The testimony was delivered at a joint hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development (DEVE) and the Parliament’s Special Committee on Organised Crime, Corruption and Money Laundering (CRIM), titled “Organised Crime, Coruption and Money Laundering: The Impact on Development.”
Raymond Baker, the President of Global Financial Integrity, presents the findings of GFI’s February 2013 study, “Russia: Illicit Financial Flows and the Underground Economy,” during a discussion sponsored by the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. The presentation is moderated by William Pomeranz of the Kennan Institute.