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(Part 2) Economic and Social Council: Special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters, 2021 session.
29 Apr 2021 -  - Special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters
- Panel 2
- Interactive dialogue
- Panel 3
- Interactive dialogue
- Closing remarks

The 2021 ECOSOC Special Meeting will focus on how countries can use tax policy and administration in tackling some of our most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges – in an increasingly digitalized economy and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The meeting provides an opportunity to address emerging issues of tax policy and administration related to (i) taxation and inequality, (ii) environmental taxation, and (iii) taxation and financing for health systems. Participants include members and observers of ECOSOC, members of its expert body on tax matters, senior representatives of national tax authorities, relevant international and regional organizations, as well as civil society and academia. 

Participants will contribute to enhancing the impact of expert and intergovernmentally-driven UN policy guidance on tax matters, at the global, regional, national and subnational levels. 

This year’s Special Meeting aims ultimately to help ensure that inclusive and effective tax policies become part and parcel of the Decade of Action to deliver the SDGs.