What do Global Relations do?
Taxation performs a key function in enabling global development underpinning cross border economic activity as well as domestic resource mobilisation and good financial governance. The Global Relations tax work in OECD has the primary objective of expanding the global dialogue on relevant issues in order to enable the global development and implementation of standards and best practices that work for all, whether OECD countries, emerging economies or developing countries. Find out more
Working in the International Tax Landscape
At the OECD we strive to produce better tax policies for better lives in a global context with numerous other significant institutions. In order to bring policy coherence and avoid duplication of effort we co-operate with international organisations including the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the European Union. Find out more
The OECD during its 50th Anniversary aims at becoming a more effective and inclusive global policy network. In order to achieve this we engage with key partners and we also strengthen our regional initiatives in Latin America, Eurasia, South-East Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, in addition to South-East Asia, which has already been identified as a strategic priority for the Organisation. Find out more
The Transparent Global Relations Programme
Transparency and good governance are two key principles for any public organisation and certainly for us too. The Global Relations Programme, with around 75 week-long events annually, 125 experts and 2000 participants involved, puts valuable resources to work and consequently we are accountable to member countries in general and particularly to donors. Find out more
Developing countries' perspective on the OECD/G20 BEPS project
Senior tax officials from more than 100 jurisdictions and international organisations recently met in Paris during the 18th Annual Tax Treaty Meeting to discuss solutions to unintended double non-taxation caused by base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Participants discussed the content of the BEPS Action Plan released in July 2013 and ways through which developing countries can engage and provide input.
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