Tana Forum 2014 (3rd Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa)

Theme: The Impact of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) on Peace and Security in Africa (26 – 27 April 2014)

Tana 2014 Programme

Below is the full programme of Tana 2014 (3rd Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa,  The Impact of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) on Peace and Security in Africa. Click download PDF to launch the full programme.


Tana 2014 in the Media

Below are links to stories in the media that appeared in the run-up to, during, and after Tana 2014. Click below to access the links to the media stories.

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Somaliland Sunhttp://somalilandsun.com/index.php/regional/5618-somaliland-government-invited-to-tana-forum-conference-on-horn-africa-security-

Wiyiyit: http://www.wiyiyit.com/third-tana-high-level-forum-security-africa-meet-weekend

Humanitarianresponse: http://www.humanitarianresponse.info/operations/ethiopia/article/tana-high-level-forum-kicks-walta-information-centre

CCTV: http://english.cntv.cn/program/africalive/20130423/100444.shtml

Addis Standard.com: http://addisstandard.com/impacts-of-illicit-financial-flows-on-peace-and-security-in-africa-at-the-heart-of-the-third-tana-high-level-forum/

African business review: http://theafricanbusinessreview.com/tana-2014-africas-peace-and-security-and-illicit-financial-flows/

South Sudan Tribune: http://southsudantribune.org/states-news/324-h-e-kiir-attends-3rd-tana-high-level-forum-for-peace-and-security

Giz: https://www.giz.de/en/mediacenter/23593.html

Missions allemandes en France: http://www.allemagne.diplo.de/Vertretung/frankreich/fr/03-11-afrique/01-pol/02-T3-conference-paix-seite.html

Ethiopian Opinion: http://www.ethiopianopinion.com/the-third-tana-high-level-forum-on-security-in-africa-held-in-bahir-dar-town/


Shukshukta: http://shukshukta.net/index.php?postid=20645

Tax justice network: http://www.taxjustice.net/2014/06/25/impacts-illicit-financial-flows-peace-security-africa/

Tana 2014 Speakers

There were a total of twelve speakers during Tana 2014. Click here link blow launch the list and download their biographies.

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Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary of the UNECA

Charles Abugre, Development Economist and currently the Regional Director for Africa at the UN Millennium Campaign based in Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Kojo Busia, Senior Mineral Sector Governance Advisor at the African Mineral Development Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Prof. Mamadou Diouf, Leitner Family Professor of African Studies and the Director of Columbia University’s Institute for African Studies

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Ekiti state, Nigeria and former Director of the Centre for Democracy & Development, a research and training institution dedicated to the study and promotion of democratic development, peace-building and human security in Africa

Prof. Gilbert Khadiagala, Jan Smuts Professor of International Relations and Head of Department of International Relations at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr. Funmi Olonisakinfounding Director of the African Leadership Centre

Dr. Carlos Lopes, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

Nuhu Ribadu, Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force and a former government anti-corruption official in Nigeria

Brian Kagoro, Adviser for the Africa Governance and Public Administration Programme at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

H.E. Anicet G. Dologuele, the former Prime Minister of the Central African Republic, from 1991-2001

Dr Attiya Waris, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Commercial Law of the University of Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Adebayo Olukoshi, Research Professor of international economic relations and currently the Director of the UN African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP)

Tana 2014 Discussion Papers

The Impact of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) on Peace and Security in Africa

Tana 2014

Across the African continent, IFFs have increased threats to human security thus the theme of the impacts of IFFs on security in Africa is timely in light of these current peace and security challenges. Alex Cobham discusses their sources, their implications and leaves room for recommendation.

Tana 2014 Speeches

Tana 2014 Forum Documents