The Financing for Development Office will organize an event, entitled “The Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development: Monitoring progress on the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda”, in the side lines of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, to be held on 12 July 2016 at 1:15 – 2:30 PM, in Conference Room 6 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The side event aims to familiarize participants of the High Level Political Forum with the inaugural Task Force report, present information on the Task Force’s work programme for 2017, and seek feedback from Member States, CSOs, and other relevant stakeholders. The meeting will also present ideas from Task Force members for inter-agency coordination under the umbrella of the Task Force.
The side event will be structured as an interactive discussion.
- Opening remarks:
Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, UN-DESA
- Introductory remarks:
Mr. Alexander Trepelkov, Director, FFDO, UN DESA
Ms. Shari Spiegel, Chief, Policy Analysis and Development Branch, FFDO, UN DESA
- Comments from:
H.E. Mr. George Wilfred Talbot, Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations and co-facilitator of the negotiations on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Mr. Thulani Nyembe, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations
Mr. Adebayo Babajide, Minister Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations
Ms. Paola Simonetti, Coordinator for Development Policy, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
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