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Intergovernmental Events on Financing for Development

The following table is a record of intergovernmental events on financing for development held since 2005.

Intergovernmental Events

Date Location Topic of Meeting
9-12 December 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: Substantive informal sessions on "Enabling environment, systemic issues, follow-up process and learning from partnerships"
8 December 2014 New York ECOSOC meeting on “The Impact of Credit Rating Agencies on Financing for Sustainable Development”
13 November 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: Substantive informal sessions on "Private finance"
12 November 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: Substantive informal sessions on "International public finance"
11 November 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: Substantive informal sessions on "Domestic public finance"
10 November 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: Substantive informal session on "Global context"
22 October 2014 New York GA 69th session - Second Committee: Item 17 (a) “International trade and development”
21 October 2014 New York GA 69th session - Second Committee: Item 17 (b) “International financial system and development”, and Item 18 “Financing for Development”
17 October 2014 New York Preparatory process of the third FFD Conference: First substantive informal session
14 October 2014 New York Special joint meeting of the Second Committee of the General Assembly and ECOSOC on sovereign debt restructuring and debt resolution mechanisms
4-8 August 2014 New York Fifth session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
18 July 2014 New York Briefing by the Co-Chairs of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
15-17 July 2014 Glen Cove Informal Retreat of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
10-11 July 2014 New York Development Cooperation Forum
10-11 June 2014 Jakarta Regional Outreach of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing to the Asia-Pacific Region
20 March - 5 June 2014 New York Ten meetings of informal consultations on the third international conference on financing for development.
5 June 2014 New York ECOSOC special meeting on "International cooperation in tax matters"
2 June 2014 Jeddah Round table discussion on "The role of Islamic finance in sustainable development financing and the opportunities in creating new partnerships in the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda"
12-16 May 2014 New York Fourth session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
14-15 April 2014 New York Special high-level meeting of the ECOSOC with the World Bank, BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD
3-7 March 2014 New York Third session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
2-6 December 2013 New York Second session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
13 November 2013 New York Second Committee Meeting on "The world financial and economic crisis and its impact on development"
7-8 October 2013 New York Sixth GA High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
28-30 August 2013 New York First session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
9 July 2013 Geneva ECOSOC panel discussion on “Financing for sustainable development”
29 May 2013 New York ECOSOC special meeting on "International cooperation in tax matters"
16 May 2013 New York ECOSOC Informal Meeting on “The United Nations in global economic governance”
23 April 2013 New York ECOSOC special meeting on "External debt sustainability and development"
22 April 2013 New York Special high-level meeting of the ECOSOC with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD
23 October 2012 New York GA 67th session - Second Committee: Item 18 (b) "International financial system and development"
22 October 2012 New York GA 67th session - Second Committee: Item 19 "Financing for Development"
12 July 2012 New York ECOSOC special event on "Innovative mechanisms of financing for development"
17–18 May 2012 New York GA High-Level Thematic Debate on the State of the World Economy and Finance
15 March 2012 New York ECOSOC special meeting on "International cooperation in tax matters"
12–13 March 2012 New York Special high-level meeting of the ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
7 March 2012 New York ECOSOC panel discussion on global governance
3 February 2012 New York Special event on "Financing social development"
16 December 2011 New York General Assembly 66th session—Item 123(b) "Central role of the United Nations system in global governance"
7-8 December 2011 New York Fifth GA High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
10 November 2011 New York Panel Discussion on "Donor accountability - in increasing international financial and technical cooperation for development"
13 October 2011 New York GA 66th session - Second Committee: Item 18 "Financing for Development"
10 October 2011 New York GA 66th session - Second Committee: Item 17(b) "International financial system and development"
12 July 2011 Geneva Panel discussion on "Building on Istanbul: Financial support for development efforts of LDCs, including through South-South and triangular cooperation"
11 July 2011 Geneva Panel discussion on "Global Economic Governance and Development: Enhancing the coherence and consistency of the international monetary, financial and trading systems"
4-29 July 2011 Geneva Substantive Session of ECOSOC
28 June 2011 New York An informal thematic debate on "The United Nations in global governance"
26 April 2011 New York Meeting of ECOSOC to consider the report of the Secretary-General on the strengthening of institutional arrangements to promote international cooperation in tax matters (E/2011/76)
10-11 March 2011 New York

Special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

14 October 2010 New York GA 65th session - Second Committee: Item 19 "Financing for Development"
11 October 2010 New York GA 65th session - Second Committee: Item 18 "Macroeconomic policy questions"
4-6 October 2010 New York GA 65th session - Second Committee: General debate
20-22 September 2010 New York High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on the Millennium Development Goals
8 July 2010 New York ECOSOC panel discussion on “Global Economic Governance”
7 July 2010 New York ECOSOC: panel discussion on “South-South Cooperation and Financing for Development: Investment, Trade and Technology Transfer”
28 June - 22 July 2010 New York ECOSOC substantive session
3 June 2010 New York Informal event on innovative sources of development finance
21 May 2010 New York ECOSOC informal briefing on the outcome of the 2010 spring meetings of the Bretton Woods institutions
23-24 March 2010 New York

Fourth GA High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

18-19 March 2010 New York

Special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

11 February - 4 June 2010 New York Seven meetings 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
19 January 2010 New York Organizational session of ECOSOC for 2010
13 November 2009 Geneva Multi-stakeholder consultation on external debt
30 October 2009 New York Panel discussion on "Revitalizing the International Financial System"
29 October 2009 New York Panel discussion on “Impact of the Financial Crisis on Employment, Migration, Trade and Debt”
September-December 2009 New York 64th session of the General Assembly
6-31 July 2009 Geneva ECOSOC substantive session
29 June 2009 New York ECOSOC informal consultations on strengthening of FfD follow-up process
24-30 June 2009 New York United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development
27 April 2009 New York Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
25-27 March 2009 New York Interactive Thematic Dialogue of the General Assembly on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Development
29 November-2 December 2008 Doha, Qatar Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus
October-November 2008 New York Drafting sessions on the Doha outcome document for the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus
18 June 2008 New York Hearings with representatives of civil society and the business sector on financing for development
9 June – 19 September 2008 New York Informal consultations on the draft outcome document of the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus
14 April 2008 New York Special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
1-2 April 2008 New York Thematic debate of the General Assembly on "Recognizing the achievements, addressing the challenges and getting back on track to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015"
March - June 2008 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Regional Review of Financing for Development: Perspectives of African countries on the Monterrey Consensus” held during the First Joint Annual Meetings of the AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
14 February – 20 May 2008 New York Six informal review sessions on the thematic areas of the Monterrey Consensus in preparation of the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus
23-25 October 2007 New York Third GA High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
22 October 2007 New York Informal Hearings of Civil Society on Financing for Development
11 October 2007 New York Informal Hearings of the Business Sector on Financing for Development
17-18 June 2007 Doha, Qatar Informal thematic debate on "Financing Development to achieve the Millennium Development Goals"
June 2007 Geneva Biennial high-level Development Cooperation Forum
16 April 2007 New York Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
1-2 March 2007 Madrid, Spain Special conference on development cooperation with middle-income countries
24 April 2006 New York Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
14-16 September 2005 New York "2005 World Summit" - High-level Plenary Meeting of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly
27-28 June 2005 New York Second GA High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
18 April 2005 New York Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions and the World Trade Organization
29-30 October 2003 New York First GA High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development
26 April 2004 New York ECOSOC Spring meeting 2004
14 april 2003 New York ECOSOC Spring meeting 2003

 

 
 
 

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