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Walking the Walk on SDG Implementation

Everyone is talking about implementing the 2030 Agenda, especially considering the inter-linkages between the three dimensions of sustainability and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But how do we do this in practice? And how do we work to …

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 …

Graduation and then…? How do countries “graduate”?

Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are low-income countries confronted with severe structural impediments to sustainable development. They are highly vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks and have low levels of human assets. There are current …

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 …

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