This one-day special meeting will take place directly following the 14th session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters. The meeting will be held in the form of an interactive dialogue between ECOSOC members, senior representatives of national tax authorities, relevant international organizations, civil society and academia. The tentative programme of the special meeting is available, and indicates that the morning session will focus on the main achievements of the Committee during its current term, which is ending in June 2017. Members of the Committee will provide a general overview of specific issues, focusing on its relevance for developing countries. Subsequently, representatives of national tax authorities from developing countries will provide their views on the relevance of the work of the Committee for developing countries and share examples from their country experience.
date: 7 April 2017
location: New York City, US
contact: Dominika Halka, Financing for Development Office, DESA