Past forums

 

Second thematic cycle II (2010-12)

Participants focused on identifying priorities and best practices in making public expenditure more effective and efficient for development. This time, the themes of interest were:

i. Shaping the future OECD strategy on development

ii. Domestic resource mobilisation: from taxes to spending

iii. Enhancing the effectiveness of government expenditures

iv. Fiscal stability and fiscal responsibility

v. Effective public spending: the case of infrastructure

 

» Consult the Global Forum on Development 2012

 

Second thematic cycle I (2009-10)

Participants focused on domestic resource mobilisation (DRM) for development. This time, the themes of interest were:


i. International aspects of taxation - tax heavens, tax avoidance and evasion

ii. Success stories and challenges in DRM, with emphasis on taxation:

  • Fiscal legitimacy and social contract
  • Effectivness of fiscal policy in poverty and inequality reduction
  • Risks for DRM due to aid dependency
  • Tax instruments to increase investment in developing countries.

» Consult the Global Forum on Development 2009-10

 

First thematic cycle (2006-08)

Participants worked to identify options for more effective development finance. Four major themes have emerged for discussion:


i. Understanding the present development finance system

ii. Putting ownership into practice

iii. Matching instruments to needs

iv. Reshaping international development finance

» Consult the Global Forum on Development 2006-07

» Consult the Global Forum on Development 2008-09