First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax - Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) will hold its First Global Conference on February 14-16, 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The conference will focus on the key directions for tax policy and administration needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Speakers and participants will include senior country policymakers, tax administrators, and representatives from academia, the private sector, civil society, donor organizations, and regional tax organizations. Conference sessions will cover five thematic areas:

  • domestic resource mobilization and the state
  • the role of tax in supporting sustainable economic growth, investment and trade
  • the social dimensions of tax (poverty, inequality, and human development)
  • tax capacity development
  • tax cooperation.