A series of special events, including briefings, seminars, workshops and panel discussions on issues related to financing for development were organized by Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and accredited institutional and non-institutional stakeholders for the benefit of the participants in the Conference.
|30 November 2008||Secretary-General calls for $30 billion to restructure world agriculture, create long-term food security|
|30 November 2008||Need for creative development finance initiatives stressed at signing of accord on turning debt into health funding|
|29 November 2008||The Secretary-General remarks at side-event on innovative financing mechanisms|
|29 November 2008||The Secretary-General remarks to lunch event on financing for development and the economics of gender|
|29 November 2008||The Secretary-General remarks at event for global sport fund for youth|
|29 November 2008||The Secretary-General remarks to the United Nations advisory group on inclusive financial sectors|