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2019: Integrated national financing frameworks for sustainable development

Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019 cover imageIn response to the 2030 Agenda, many countries have shown renewed interest in national development strategies. The number of countries with national development plan almost doubled between 2006 and 2016. Yet, most strategies and plans do not have concrete financing plans to fund their implementation.

Integrated national financing frameworks are a tool to finance national priorities and operationalize the Addis Agenda at the national level. A country’s sustainable development strategy lays out what needs to be financed. Integrated national financing frameworks spell out how the national strategy will be financed and implemented.

The thematic chapter aims to provide guidance to Member States as they design and implement integrated national financing frameworks, informed by lessons from early implementation efforts. It presents four building blocks for operationalization: (i) assessments and diagnostics; (ii) design of the financing strategy; (iii) mechanisms for monitoring, review and accountability; and (iv) governance and coordination mechanisms.

Chapter II: Integrated national financing frameworks for sustainable development