Stories tagged: financing for development

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2017 ECOSOC forum on financing for development

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22 – 25 May 2017

New York, US

The 2017 Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development follow-up will convene from 22 to 25 May, on an exceptional basis, without prejudice to General Assembly resolution 68/1 and without setting a precedent for future discussions, and will include the special high-level meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Read more >>

Kanayo F. Nwanze: Let Financing for Development Start on the Farm

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As part of our ongoing blog series that examines the state of the negotiations on the Sustainable Development Goals, Kanayo F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development explains why the Financing for Development discussions should focus on rural farmers.

We are standing at a point of fateful decision.

This year, the governments of the world are coming together to frame a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that could chart the way toward the elimination of hunger and poverty. In addition, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) this month will help us come to grips with how we will pay for the elimination of this double scourge. Continue reading