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Sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly, Second Committee
Separate meeting on “Response to the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development and prospects for restoring confidence and economic growth”

13 November 2013, UN Headquarters, New York

Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 67/197 on the “International financial system and development”, the Second (Economic and Financial) Committee will hold on Wednesday, 13 November 2013, from 3 to 6 p.m., in Conference Room 2 (CB) a separate meeting, under agenda item 17 entitled “Macroeconomic policy questions”, to discuss “actions in response to the world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development and prospects for restoring confidence and economic growth, as a further contribution to the follow-up to the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development”.

Background documentation

  • Outcome of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development (New York, 24 - 30 June 2009), as endorsed by the General Assembly in its resolution 63/303 of 9 July 2009 (A/RES/63/303)
  • Report of the Secretary General on “A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015” (A/68/202)
  • Report of the Secretary General on “Follow-up to and implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration on Financing for Development” (A/68/357)
  • Report of the Secretary General on “International financial system and development” (A/68/221)
  • Report of the Secretary General on “External debt sustainability and development” (A/68/203)
  • Report of the Secretary General on “International trade and development” (A/68/205)
  • Summary by the President of the Economic and Social Council of the special high-level meeting of the Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (New York, 22 April 2013) (A/68/78–E/2013/66).
  • Progress report of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group of the General Assembly to follow up on the issues contained in the Outcome of the Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development (A/64/884)
 
 
 

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