6th Meeting of the Permanent Committee on Ethics and Tax Administration

The 6th Meeting of the Permanent Committee on Ethics and Tax Administration was held in Panama City on July 4 and 5. It began with an opening statement by Mr. Socorro Velázquez, who represented the CIAT Executive Secretary, Mr. Márcio F. Verdi, and was chaired by Mrs. Kerrie Lawn; Values and Ethics Adviser of the Canada Revenue Agency. Likewise, Mrs. Lawn and Mrs. María Raquel Ayala Doval, Director of Human Talent Training and Development of the CIAT Executive Secretariat, were in charge of the technical coordination.

Present in the meeting were participants from Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Kenya, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Spain, Sweden and Uruguay. The topics discussed dealt with ethics and best practices developed in the tax administrations.

In the 2012-2013 period this committee worked in the preparation of three basic documents relative to Risk Management, Training in Ethics for Executives and Working with Values, which will be published in the CIAT Web in the forthcoming days.

On concluding the meeting the participants committed themselves to develop three new documents on Conflict of Interest, Internalization of Values in the organizations and Social Media in the Tax Administrations.

Photo: Participants of event in company of the Secretariat officials who participate in the meeting.


Participants “6th Meeting of the Permanent Committee on Ethics and Tax Administration”

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