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Validation Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management in Iran

UN DESA will be holding a national workshop in the Islamic Republic of Iran from May 18 to May 30, 2018 to discuss and validate the draft project concept on sustainable forest management to be financed by a multilateral financing mechanism.

Sustainable Development Goals Investment Fair

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda) calls “on all businesses to apply their creativity and innovation to solving sustainable development challenges” and invites them “to invest in areas critical to sustainable development” (para 35). In addi …

Transfer Pricing – Administrative Aspects and Recent Developments

Working in close collaboration with the African Tax Administration Forum, UN-DESA organized a five-day workshop on transfer pricing entitled “Administrative Aspects and Recent Developments” in Eculwini, Swaziland, from 4 – 8 December 2017. The worksh …

Death and taxes

Nothing in our lives is certain except death and taxes, goes the old English saying. But looking at the recent  tax avoidance scandals, it seems that for some wealthy individuals and multinational corporations, only one of these life certainties appl …