High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

From country initiatives to global advances – mobilizing financing for sustainable development


Doha, Qatar | 18-19 November 2017

Sheraton Hotel

Latest Updates

Presentations and remarks delivered during the Conference are available here.

Background documents, including the Conference concept note and background papers are available here.

Media gallery from the Conference is now live and can be viewed here.

Doha Messages

Read the 10 key messages from the Doha Conference delivered by Mr. LIU Zhenmin,
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.
To read his full remarks, please click here.

Hosted by Qatar

Qatar was the host of the Second International Conference on Financing for Development in 2008 and has demonstrated a strong commitment to the implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Qatar National Vision 2030 aims to “transform Qatar into an advanced society capable of achieving sustainable development” by 2030, consistent with the 2030 Agenda.

With support from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), in particular its Financing for Development Office (FfDO) and the Division for Sustainable Development (DSD), provides secretariat support to the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) and the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). FfDO and DSD of UNDESA will jointly support this event.