This event is not organized by the Angola Field Group but we wanted to share the invitation…

All are invited:

Tuesday, June 18, open to the public, at Epic Sana Hotel in Luanda

Capital flight and pro-poor development in Angola: An international conference organized by the Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica (CEIC) of the Catholic University of Angola (UCAN) and Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

Conference programme (and download the same info here)
07.30-08.15: Coffee and Registration
Opening Session (08.15-09.00): Introduction and welcome
Panel 1 (09.00-11.00): Capital Flights in perspective
Session chair: Professor Alves da Rocha
Tom Cardamone (Managing Director of Global Financial Integrity, USA) ‘Numbers and Estimations of Illicit Financial Flows’. Paulo de Morais (Vice-Presidente da TIAC – Transparência e Integridade, Associação Cívica, Portugal) ‘Corruption as obstacle to development – worldwide and the Portuguese case’. Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (Chr. Michelsen Institute Bergen, Noruega) ‘Banks and Capital Flight from Africa’. Henry Sinjwala Malumo (Africa Advocacy Coordinator for ActionAid International, Zâmbia) ‘To be announced’
11.00-11.30: coffee break
11.30-12.30 Q&A
12.30-13.30: Lunch

Panel 2 (13.30-15.30): Building a strategic fight for the future
Session chair: Sérgio Calundungo
Bruno de Conti (Instituto de Economia da Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp, Brasil) ‘The recent Brazilian experience with control of capital’. Marília Poças (Directora do Departamento de Controlo Cambial, BNA, Angola), ‘Foreign exchange regulations ’. Isaac Ngoma (President Economic Association of Zambia, Zâmbia) – Implications of capital flight on poverty reduction: lessons from Zambia. Benja Satula (UCAN, Angola) ‘Capital Flight – Examining the Angolan legal regime’
15.30-16.00: coffee break
16.00-16.45 Q&A
Closing remarks and close of conference (16.45-17.00)