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OVERVIEW

  1. Recent developments
    1. Calendar 2002
  2. The process
    1. The intergovernmental process
    2. The United Nations Secretariat support
    3. United Nations system support
    4. Organizations outside the United Nations
  3. Documents Index
  4. Legislative History
    1. 9 July 2002: General Assemby adopts resolution (A/RES/56/210-B) after the Conference
    2. 14-25 January 2002: Fourth Substantive Session of the PrepCom
      (Decision) adopted at its fifth meeting on 25 January 2002
    3. 15-19 October 2001: Resumed Third Session of the PrepCom (Part II)
      Final resolution (A/RES/56/210) Draft resolution contained in doc: (A/56/570). Draft decisions (A/DEC56/445) and (A/DEC/56/446)
    4. 2-8 May 2001: Third Substantive Session PrepCom (Part I)
      Final resolution (A/RES/55/245B). Draft resolution: (A/55/L.82), plus Programme Budget Implications
    5. 12-23 February 2001: Second Substantive Session PrepCom
      1. Final  resolution:  (A/RES/55/245A)  E,   F,  S)), 21 March 2001 (ex A/55/L.77)
    6. June to December 2000:  First Substantive Session PrepCom
      1. Bureau decision (ex A/AC.257/L.2) including preliminary agenda. (See Report of the Prep Com for the High-level International Intergovernmental Event on FfD, para. 44 (A55/28)
      2. General Assemby Resolution (A/RES/55/213), 20 December 2000 (ex A/55/588, para.9)
      3. General Assembly Resolution (A/RES/54/279), 15 June 2000 (ex A/54/L.82)
      4. Review of resource requirements for the conference (A/RES/54/258B)
    7. March 2000 Organizational Session PrepCom Draft Resolutions (A/54/L.82)
      1. Thailand and Denmark (Draft decision) (1st text)
      2. Thailand and Denmark (Draft decision with Rev) (2nd text)
    8. General Assembly resolution (A/RES/54/196) (1999)
      1. G77 and China original draft (A/C.2/54/L.25)
      2. G77 and China plus proposed changes by delegations (November 1999)
      3. Facilitator's text (10 December 1999)
    9. General Assembly resolution (A/RES/53/173) (1998)
    10. General Assembly resolution (A/RES/52/179) (1997)
  5. Government statements
    1. March 18-22, 2002  International Conference on Financing for Development, Monterrey, Mexico
    2. January 14-25 2002  Fourth Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
    3. October 15-19, 2001 Resumed Third Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
    4. May 2-8, 2001 Third Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
    5. February 12-23, 2001 Second Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
    6. November-December 2000 to Second Committee of General Assembly
    7. May-June 2000 Resumed Organizational Session and First Substantive Session
    8. March 2000 Organizational Session of the Preparatory Committee
    9. December 1999 to the General Assembly
    10. November 1999 Intergovernmental Discussion Second Committee of the General Assembly 
    11. April 1999 Informals of the Ad HocOpen Ended Working Group
    12. March 1999 Informals of the Ad HocOpen Ended Working Group
    13. October 1998  Second Committee of the 53rd Session of the General Assembly
    14. March 1998 Second Committee of the 52nd Session of the General Assembly
  6. Preparatory Committee and FfD Bureau
    1. 14-25 January 2002: Fourth Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
      1. Documentation for the session
      2. Provisional Agenda and annotations
      3. Draft text of the Monterrey Consensus agreed at informal consultations on 27 January 2002 (Final unedited version) A/AC.257/32 in pdf and  in html.
      4. Fifth report of the Bureau (A/AC.257/33)
    2. 15-19 October 2001: Third Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee, Part II
      1. Documentation for the session
      2. Facilitator's text on Draft Outcome (html) or (pdf format) of the Conference
      3. Secretary-General Report on Concrete Initiatives (A/AC.257/26)
      4. Report of the Committee on its resumed third session A/56/28 (ex A/AC.257/L.8)
    3. 2-8 May 2001: Third Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee, Part I
      1. Documentation for the session including:
        1. Provisional Agenda and annotations
        2. Organization of work
        3. Compilation of initiatives and themes
        4. Oral statement on the implications of decisions by the Preparatory Committee
        5. Relations between the WTO and the United Nations.
        6. Adoption of the report of the Committee on its third session (A/AC.257-22, Cor1, Add1) (exA/AC.257/L6)
    4. February 12-23, 2001: Second Substantive Session of the Preparatory Committee
      1. Documentation for the session including:
        1. Provisional Agenda and annotations and organization of work
        2. Report of the Secretary-General (A/AC/257-12) E, F, S
        3. Adoption of the report of the Committee on its second session (A/AC.257/L.5).
        4. Reports of the regional consultations
        5. Summaries of hearings
        6. Final resolution ( See Facilitator's proposal)
        7. Resolution on Architecture (A/RES/55/186)
    5. October - December, 2000
      1. Report of the Prep Com for the High-level International Intergovernmental Event on FfD, para. 44 (A55/28)
      2. Draft report of the Preparatory Committee meeting on its organizational and first sessions  (A/AC.257/L3+add1.pdf)
      3. Draft decision submitted by the Bureau (A/AC.257.L4.htm)
      4. Decision adopted by the Prep Com (A/AC.257/L4.Rev.1.htm)
    6. May 30 - June 2 resumed organizational session and first session
      1. Provisional Agenda for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/7.pdf)
      2. Second Report of the Bureau to the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/8) (pdf) (html)
      3. Note by the Secretary-General on the Programme of Work (A/AC.257/9) (pdf) (html)
      4. The FfD Preparatory Committee adopted a provisional agenda (A/AC.257/L.2/Rev.1)
      5. Conference Room Paper No. 1
    7. March 2000 organizational session
      1. Provisional agenda (A/AC.257/3/Rev.1)
      2. Organization of the Coordinating Secretariat (A/AC.257/4)
      3. Elements for a Programme of Work of the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/5)
      4. Report of the Bureau: Modalities of participation of all relevant stakeholders A/AC.257/6 (pdf) (html)
    8. February 2000 organizational session
      1. Consultation on the potential modalities of participation of all relevant stakeholders (A/AC.257/1)
      2. Provisional agenda (A/AC.257/2)
  7. Secretary-General: Exchange of Letters
  8. Secretary-General: Special Envoys
  9. Secretariat reports
    1. 2001
      1. Report of the Secretary-General to the Preparatory Committee for the High-level International Intergovernmental Event on Financing for Development (A/AC.257/12): E (html)  (pdf); French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese.  
      2. Third Report of the Bureau to the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/22) (html)
    2. 2000
      1. Prepared by the FfD Coordinating Secretariat
        1. Consultations on the potential modalities of the participation of all relevant stakeholders in both the substantive preparatory process and the high-level intergovernmental event on financing for development (A/AC.257/1).
        2. Provisional agenda (A/AC.257/2)
        3. Provisional agenda (A/AC.257/3/Rev.1)
        4. Organization of the Coordinating Secretariat (A/AC.257/4)
        5. Elements for a Programme of Work of the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/5)
        6. Report of the Bureau: Modalities of participation of all relevant stakeholders A/AC.257/6 (pdf) (html)
        7. Second Report of the Bureau to the Preparatory Committee (A/AC.257/8) (pdf) (html)
        8. Progress Report (A/AC.257/9)
      2. Reports of the Secretary-General on related issues
        1. The General Assembly will have a report by the Secretary-General on the high-level international intergovernmental consideration of financing for development (A/55/315).
        2. On financing of development, including net transfer of resources between developing and developed countries and addenda (A/55/187 and Add.1 and Add.2)
        3. Report containing a draft text of an international development strategy for the first decade of the new millenium (A/55/89-E/2000/80)
        4. Report containing an update on the implementation of the Declaration on International Economic Cooperation, in particular the Revitalization of Economic Growth and Development of the Developing Countries, and implementation of the International Development Strategy for the Fourth United Nations Development Decade (A/55/209)
        5. On the integration of the economies in transition into the world economy (A/55/188)
        6. Renewal of the dialogue on strengthening international economic cooperation for development through partnership (A/55/314)
        7. On the state of preparations for the Third United Nations
        8. On the prevention of corrupt practices and illegal transfer of funds
        9. On globalization and interdependence (A/55/381)
        10. On international trade and development and on the developments in the multilateral trading system
        11. On the external debt crisis and development (A/55/422) or (pdf format)
    3. 1999
      1. On the financial crisis and its impact on growth and development, especially in the developing countries:  Report of the Secretary-General.   Available in pdf format:(A/54/471) or  html: (A/54/471).
      2. On the financial crisis and its impact on growth and development, especially in the developing countries:  Note by the Secretariat (A/54/512).
      3. On the financial crisis and its impact on growth and development, especially in the developing countries:  Note by UNCTAD.  Available in pdf format: (A/54/512/Add.1)  or html: (A/54/512/Add.1).  
    4. 1998
      1. On the issue of volatility in global financial flows (A/53/398)  
      2. On the transfer of resources between developing and developed countries (A/53/228)
      3. On the current work of the United Nations system on financing for development (A/53/479)
      4. On the Index Report requested in General Assembly resolution 52/179 (A/53/470)
    5. Previous years
      1. On financing for development (A/52/399 and A/50/397)
      2. On international debt of developing countries (A/52/290 and A/50/379)
      3. The net transfer of resources (A/51/291 and A/49/309)
  10. Regional Consultations
  11. Major official stakeholders
    1. World Bank
      1. Spring 2000: World Bank developed with the FfD Bureau a three-prong arrangement (para 7) for the active involvement of the World Bank in the financing for development process.
    2. IMF
    3. WTO
      1. WTO and the United Nations
  12. Major policy statements in other fora
    1. Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development
    2. Mobilizing international resources for development: foreign direct investment and other private flows
    3. Trade
    4. Increasing international financial cooperation for development through, inter alia, ODA
    5. Debt
    6. Addressing systemic issues: enhancing the coherence and consistency of the international
      monetary, financial and trading systems in support of development .
  13. Consultations with Civil Society and the Business Community
    1. NGO Accreditation Form 2002
    2. Record of Civil Society Participation in the FfD Process
    3. Hearings with Civil Society (6-7 November 2000)
      1. Summary of Hearings (A/AC.257/19)
      2. Promo
      3. Panelists list
      4. FfD Week
      5. Record of Business Parcipation in the FfD Process
    4. Hearings with Business Sector (11-12 December 2000)
      1. Summary of Hearings (A/AC.257/18)
      2. Promo
      3. Panelists list
    5. Dialogue with NGOs -  Summary March 1999
    6. Second Committee:
      1. Panel Presentations: 1 April 1999
      2. Panel Presentations:15 March 1999
  14. Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group:
    1. Reports
      1. Letters from the Vice-Chairpersons
        1. Letter dated 26 April 1999
        2. Letter dated 8 March 1999
        3. Letter dated 18 February 1999
  15. Questionnaires to stakeholders
    1. On participation
      1. Initial replies
    2. On-line Index Report on potential agenda items
  16. Papers submitted in 1999
  17. Contacts, acknowlegdements and related websites
    1. PrepCom Bureau
    2. UN system contacts
    3. Acknowledgements
    4. Related websites
    5. About the Flying Albatross

 

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