Join the 2017 Summer Course on “Taxation and Development”

The Summer Course 2017 on Taxation and Development will take place on 28 August – 1 September 2017 in the city Bled in Slovenija. The course is organized by Policy Research Center in cooperation with Partners.


The program is intended to provide in depth analyses of current taxation issues relevant in the development agenda in different countries and continents. The program will review in detail and will also provide space for in depth discussions between trainers and participants on the following topics and tax development agendas:

  • Mobilization of Domestic Resources,
  • Local and Property Taxation,
  • Extractive Industry Taxation,
  • International Taxation including BEPS project update and EU Tax Developments,
  • Transparency Initiatives including public CbCR initiative.


This program is intended for professionals working in national and international development agencies, NGO’s, journalists, policy advisers, advisers to ministers and members of parliament, policy makers as well as researchers active in research and development.


Main instructor of the course will be JUDr. Tomas Balco, LL.M., FCCA., a tax professional with over 16 years of combined practical experience in private and public sectors as well as research and academia in 4 continents (Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia). Tomas Balco  is currently employed by the Ministry of Finance of Slovakia, where he is responsible for Transfer Pricing and also advises on International and EU taxation policy issues as well as tax treaty negotiation.


Registration: application should be sent via e-mail to : courses@policyresearchcenter.org

For application – download the active form on our website.