#Fin4Dev Who: Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy [...]
India contributes US$100,000 for fund to ensure developing countries’ role in international cooperation on critical tax matters
India delivered a voluntary contribution of US $100,000 to promote [...]
A new Fund to support UN activities that will help [...]
Amid uneven upturn of the global economy, countries meet to mobilize financing for the Sustainable Development Goals
New York, 23 April — The recent upturn of the [...]
The High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the [...]
High-level conference in Qatar discusses link between Financing for Development and the Sustainable Development Goals
Press release 18 November 2017 Ministers, high-level government officials, [...]
Setting the stage: High-level Conference in Qatar to jump-start 2018 discussions on financing for the Sustainable Development Goals
Ministers, high-level government officials, as well as representatives from [...]
Countries agree on measures to accelerate resource mobilization to quicken implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and achieve the SDGs
New York, 23 May—Responding to a challenging global environment, marked [...]
Launch of the “Financing for Development: Progress and Prospects” Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development 2017
New York, 22 May–Continued slow global economic growth is likely [...]
Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets, have launched a UN-backed global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects.
The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”
Further deepening Asian transport connectivity requires that we ensure that regional connectivity is seamless.
"This global initiative can support the identification and piloting of innovative finance instruments that can drive investment and support well thought-out SDG interventions," Ban Ki-moon said.
“Solutions will involve everything from regulation to disruptive innovation – and everyone from world leaders and chief executives, to educators, activists and citizens,” Mr. Ban said.
Speaking at the opening of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (16 to 26 May), the UN’s top climate change official Christiana Figueres said that following the successful conclusion of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement in Paris last year, governments are leaving behind the phase of negotiations and entering a new era of collaboration.
Economic activity in the world economy remains lacklustre, with little prospect for a turnaround in 2016, says the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2016 report, launched today.
Opening the inaugural session of the Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up, Mr. Ban said that the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, together with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change, are “triumphs of multilateralism.”
The 3-day Forum aims to track progress and identify gaps and challenges to the means of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), monitor the financing for development outcomes and promote the sharing of lessons from experiences at the national and regional levels.
Highlighting that people around the world are living at an age of “mega-crises,” Ban Ki-moon welcomed the launch of a new report on finding solutions to the growing gap between the increasing numbers of people in need of assistance and sufficient resources to provide relief.
At a gathering of African leaders at the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that their continent has an enormous stake in the success of the global event which aims to reach a new universal climate agreement to limit the rise of global temperature.