CDP Theme: Financing For Development

Financing For Development

On October 30, the Secretariat of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP) briefed the LDC Sub-committee of the WTO on recent developments in the graduation of least developed countries (LDCs). Information was provided on the role of the CDP in regar ...

On 27 September Committee for Development Policy (CDP) member Sakiko Fukuda-Parr participated as speaker in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) side event ‘Curse or Cure? Leaving No One Behind in an Age of Technological Revolution’ organized by ...

On 24 September Committee for Development Policy (CDP) member Lindiwe Sibanda participates in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) side event ‘Data to end hunger’ as part of a group of storytellers from ‘The Moth Global Community Program’ who wil ...

On 16 July the Chair of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), Professor José Antonio Ocampo, introduced the Committee’s 2018 report, focusing on the CDP’s findings on “Leaving no one behind” at the High-level Segment of the 2018 ECOSOC session. H ...

Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Vice-Chair of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), introduced the Committee’s Report on it’s 20th Session to the ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting (CMM) held on 12 June 2018. The CDP’s deliberations on LDC- ...

The paper focuses on two crucial issues that hinder the fiscal sovereignty of developing countries: the reduced level of international tax cooperation, and the lack of appropriate procedures for sovereign debt crisis resolution. The low level of international tax cooperation enables a ‘race to the bottom’ in tax rates among countries, tax avoidance through profit-shifting activities by companies and tax evasion by individuals and companies, based on the existence of non-cooperative jurisdictions.

12 - 16 March 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York, USA

Report of the Committee for Development Policy (E/2018/33, Supplement No. 13) عربي, 中文, English, Français, Русский, Español CDP excerpts on the report by theme Leaving no one behind Monitoring of countries that are graduating or have graduated from the ...

This paper presents some of the challenges of the “leaving no-one behind” mandate. Firstly, how the development cooperation system can be brought up to date; secondly, why cooperation may still be useful and effective in supporting an Agenda beyond ODA; and finally, the way in which resources should be allocated in order to preserve the purpose of development cooperation.

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