The UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) will meet from 24 to 28 April for its sixteenth session at UN Headquarters in New York. The twenty-four Committee members will hold discussions on the theme of Ensuring effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through leadership, action and means.
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On 3 April, the 14th session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters will kick off in New York. Running through 6 April, the event will spotlight a range of topics aimed at advancing international tax collaboration. Ahead of the session, UN DESA Voice reached out to the team of experts in UN DESAs Financing for Development Office, including Economic Affairs Officers Ojeda Alvarez and Tatiana Falcao and Michael Lennard, the Chief of the International Tax Cooperation Unit. They shared more details on the work of the Committee and the role that tax cooperation plays for development.
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Two years after the Commission created the Inter-agency Expert Group on SDG Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), the global statistical community has come together to fulfill the promise of delivering a global indicator framework for the 2030 Agenda as requested by the UN General Assembly. By adopting the SDGs indicator framework on 10 March, the international community has a robust structure in place for keeping track of our efforts to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).