CDP Theme: Financing For Development

Financing For Development

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.

Fourteen countries have successfully graduated from the LDC category, or have made noteworthy progress towards graduation, their lessons are relevant to the international community.

Professor Keith Nurse, Rapporteur of the CDP and the CDP Secretariat participated in the EGM on UN Support for Graduation and Smooth Transition for the LDCs on 14 December 2017. The meeting was organized by OHRLLS and brought together representatives f ...

The CDP Secretariat participated in the High-level Meeting on ‘Achieving Sustainable Graduation for the LDCs’ held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 29-30 November 2017. The meeting was organized jointly by the Office of the High Representative for LDCs, LLDCs ...

The CDP Secretariat participated as panelist at DESA’s special event “Building Capacity for the 2030 Agenda – UN DESA’s contribution”, arranged on the sidelines of the work of the GA’s Second Committee on 27 November 2017 by the Capacity Development Of ...

The subgroup on “Leaving no one behind” of the Committee on Development Policy (CDP) met in Mexico City from 14 - 16 November 2017. Discussions addressed numerous aspects of the concept of “leaving no one behind”, including conceptual issues, the relat ...

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