African legislators join forces to fight illicit financial flows and increase accountability of governments

                                                        
The African Organisation of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) organised a conference on illicit financial flows (IFFs) in August 2016.
                                                        
The IFF conference and General Meeting of AFROAPC were opened by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya (on the lectern).
                                                        
Photo with the Uhuru Kenyatta (middle), President of Kenya and the Executive Committee of AFROPAC (in the front), and members of parliament.
                                                        
The IFF conference and General Meeting of AFROPAC were supported by GIZ.
                                                        
Debate on how legislators can curb illicit financial flows.
                                                        
Front: Rt Hon Raila Odinga and members of the Executive Committee of AFROAPC, back: staff from the Parliament of Kenya.
                                                        
The African Organisation of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) held its General Meeting from 31 August to 1 September 2016.
                                                        
Working session on AFROPAC’s organisational development.
                                                        
The newly elected AFROPAC Executive Committee.
                                                        
The AFROPAC conference on IFFs and the General Meeting were closed by the Speaker of the Kenyan National Assembly, Hon Justin Muturi.
                                                        
GIZ team with (from left) Bonaventure Muyoba, Davidson Mendamenda.
                                                        
The event took place at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
                                                        
The conference on IFFs included several break-away sessions.
                                                        
The AFROPAC General Meeting on 1 September 2016 adopted the Constitution of AFROPAC with minor modifications as agreed upon.
                                                        
Ulrich Hüser, Programme Manager of the GIZ Good Financial Governance programme in Ghana, in discussion with Abigail Aba Anso.
                                                        
The GIZ Country Director from Kenya Hendrik Linneweber (right) with Daniel Mutunga (left), Klaus Brückner (middle).
                                                        
The event was supported by GIZ’s Good Financial Governance in Africa programme, based in South Africa.
                                                        
Some participants from the delegation from Sudan (from left:) Hon Omer Abd Arrahim Bador, AGl Malik Eltahor Imbrahim and Ahmed Kupor.
                                                        
The whole conference was interpreted into the Arabic, English, French and Portuguese languages in order to allow participation.
                                                        
The event was supported by GIZ on behalf of the EU and the BMZ. The conference was broadcast live on television.