The African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD) will host annual conference on Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) between the 22nd and 25th of March 2021. The conference convened by AFRODAD and its partners seeks to explore and to suggest lasting solutions to the problem of IFFs and Debt in Africa. This year’s Conference is being held against the backdrop of a global health pandemic that has evolved into a full-scale health, economic and social crisis that threatens to reverse gains made in poverty and inequality reduction in the past decades. The theme of the conference: “IFFs and Debt in Africa within the Covid-19 Pandemic” will examine how the global pandemic has again exposed the vulnerabilities of the international financial architecture to unexpected shocks which can worsen the already high incidence of IFF and the looming debt crisis African countries are faced with.
Here is the full concept note.