Dr. Ebere Uneze, Executive Director, CSEA, joined other researchers and policymakers at the 16th Senior Policy Seminar organised by the AfricanEconomicResearchConsortium(AERC)in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from April 9 -10, 2014.
The AERC Senior Policy Seminars are organised to create an environment for the exchange of policy experience in identified areas and the identification of research priorities, as well as for highlighting a growing capacity for policy research within Africa.
The seminar tagged Capital Flight from Africa provided a forum for interaction between African policymakers and researchers to discuss the impact of Capital Flight on Sub-Saharan Africa as well as what it means for Africas economic growth. It also aimed at equipping African policymakers in decision making using the latest research findings from various countries to address this phenomenon. The seminar featured different sessions including: Capital Flights from Africa: An Overview; Illicit Financial Outflows: An African Pressing Problem Necessitating a Global Solution; Capital Flight and Asset Recovery; Illicit Financial Flows and the Problem of Net Resource Transfers from Africa:1980-2009.