In accordance with ECOSOC decision 2012/255 of 23 July 2012, the eighth annual session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters will be held from 15 to 19 October 2012 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The main focus of the session will be the Practical Manual on Transfer Pricing for Developing Countries, which will be presented for adoption by the Committee. The session will also address other important areas, such as tax treatment of services, revision of the Manual for the Negotiation of Bilateral Tax Treaties between Developed and Developing Countries and capacity building in national tax systems.