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17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
14 June 2019

 

Many thanks to the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance and Tax and Super Australia, especially to Tim Andrews, for hosting and organizing the 17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference in Sydney in May 2019.  More than 460 people form over 30 countries attended the conference (including four delegates from South-America) thanks in part to scholarships offered by the National Taxpayers Union, Americans for Tax Reform and Atlas Network.

All this wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of Melanie Harvie, Troy Lanigan, former chair of WTA, and John O’Oconnell the new Chairman and President of the World Taxpayers Associations. Thank you to all who took the time and resources to attend and participate.

The next WTA Conference will be hosted by Contribuables Associes, the French Taxpayers Association,  in Paris in 2021.

Pictures by  Prof Rudolf G Maier. More pictures will be available soon.

 

 

 

 

 

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77 Organizations along with the Property Rights Alliance Celebrate World IP Day

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
26 April 2019 | Property Rights Alliance / USA

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In celebration of World IP day, an international coalition of 77 organizations from 39 countries along with Property Rights Alliance has launched an open letter addressed to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Director General Dr. Francis Gurry, urging WIPO to double its efforts in advising governments to protect intellectual property rights.

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WTA Chairman’s Update #13: April-June 2019

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
19 April 2019 | Property Rights Alliance / USA

Dear WTA members, observers and friends:
Allow me to open by thanking all of you for the great privilege it has been to serve as chairman of World Taxpayers Associations for the past three years. I have enjoyed all of it – especially the many exchanges of ideas, best practices and comradery shared at regional forums and related events around the world.

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WTA Chairman’s Update #12: January – March 2019

Section: Letter from the Chairman / Members Highlights / WTA Blog
29 January 2019 | Nosotros los Contribuyentes / Argentina

Dear WTA Members, observers and friends: 

Upcoming WTA Events:

The first WTA-sponsored Regional Taxpayers Forum of 2019 will take place in Chisinau, Moldavia, March 28-29th 2019. The World Taxpayers Associations along with Americans for Tax Reform and the European Resource Bank Meeting are pleased to invite delegates to join us in an exchange of ideas and best practices to advance taxpayer advocacy in Europe.

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