About the Forum

The ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) is an intergovernmental process with universal participation mandated to review the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda) and other financing for development outcomes and the means of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

As decided by Member States in the intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the 2019 FfD Forum (E/FFDF/2019/3), the fifth FfD Forum will be convened by the President of ECOSOC from 20 to 23 April 2020 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event will bring together ministers, high-level officials from ministries of finance, foreign affairs and development cooperation, Executive Directors of the World Bank and IMF, as well as senior officials from the UN system, including the major institutional stakeholders, and other international organizations. Civil society organizations, the business sector and local authorities will also be represented.

Additional information on preparations for the Forum, including the programme, outcome, substantive background, stakeholder participation and side events, will be made available on this website.

For any questions, please contact the Financing for Sustainable Development Office at ffdforum@un.org.