Third International Conference on Financing for Development

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27 July 2015
SG/SM/16967-GA/11665-DEV/3193

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly on the adoption of the outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, in New York today:

27 July 2015
GA/11663

The General Assembly today adopted a resolution endorsing the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, a “new global framework” that many said would strengthen cooperation in technology, infrastructure and social protections that were key to realizing inclusive sustainable development.

16 July 2015
SG/SM/16948-DEV/3192

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement on the outcome of the Third Conference on Financing for Development, in New York on 16 July:

16 July 2015
DEV/3191

ADDIS ABABA, 16 July — World leaders agreed that strengthening cooperation in technology, infrastructure and social protections to drive prosperity was key to realizing inclusive, sustainable development, as the Third International Conference on Financing for Development concluded this evening in Addis Ababa with the adoption of an outcome text — described by some as a “new financial alliance”.

15 July 2015
DEV/3190

ADDIS ABABA, 15 July – Ministers of countries that had made strides in the complex task of sustaining social cohesion and growing their economies, nevertheless urged the adoption at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, in Ethiopia, of an effective framework for assistance that would help build the resilience of all States to the multiple crises the world currently faced.

14 July 2015
DEV/3187

ADDIS ABABA, 14 July — Developing countries were committed to resolving their development challenges but required “space and autonomy” to mobilize domestic resources, senior officials attending the Third International Conference on Financing for Development said today, pressing partner countries to honour — or surpass — overdue assistance pledges and revitalize cooperation so they could catalyse genuine change in the post-2015 era.

13 July 2015
SG/SM/16934-DEV/3183

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as delivered, at the opening of Third International Conference on Financing for Development, in Addis Ababa today: 

13 July 2015
DEV/3182

ADDIS ABABA, 13 July — Opening the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this morning, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the senior national and international officials assembled to together forge a framework for a “sustainable world free of poverty”.