The High-level Conference, organized by the Government of Qatar, in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), will serve as a joint preparatory event for the 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) and the 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). It will aim to: (i) Identify current challenges in advancing financing for the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as country-level policy and institutional innovations in resolving them; (ii) Strengthen coherence and coordination in preparations for the 2018 FfD Forum and the 2018 HLPF; (iii) Sensitize national policy makers on policy developments at global level; and (iv) Showcase initiatives and innovations in areas jointly identified by the host country and the United Nations.
Registration is now open for high-level participants from governments and major institutional stakeholders of the FfD process (World Bank, IMF, WTO, UNCTAD and UNDP), other international and regional organizations, civil society, the business sector and other stakeholders invited by the Government of the State of Qatar.
Invited participants are requested to register at the following link by 31 October 2017. For any questions, please contact the Financing for Development Office at email@example.com.
- ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up
- High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
- Second International Conference on Financing for Development (Doha, Qatar, 29 November – 2 December 2008)