UN DESA Monthly Newsletter for March 2024

Monthly Newsletter: Vol 28, No. 3 – March 2024
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Fueling sustainable development for all through fair and inclusive taxes

Taxes play a vital role in helping governments deliver key services that benefit both individual citizens and societies. Effective, efficient, and inclusive collaboration on tax matters among nations can drive the mobilization of domestic resources, promote investment, and stimulate economic growth. International tax cooperation is also key in helping countries to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Expert Voices

Why the Multidimensional Vulnerability Index (MVI) matters

What is the Multidimensional Vulnerability Index (MVI), what does it measure and why is it important for countries in special situations? Ahead of the Fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) this coming May, Ambassador Walton Webson, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations, explains.

What is the Multidimensional Vulnerability Index (MVI) and what does it measure?

Things You Need To Know

5 things you need to know about the Committee for Development Policy

The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) will hold its annual meeting at UN Headquarters in New York on 4-8 March. Its 24 members bring a wealth of perspectives on development issues from their work in academia and other organizations across the world. Here are five things to know about the Committee’s efforts to make a difference for development around the globe: