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Informal Technical Briefing on the 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report

The Financing for Sustainable Development Office of UN-DESA is organizing a series of informal technical briefings on the advance unedited version of the 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development to give Member States the opportunity to better understand the material covered in the report, and to ask questions about it. Representatives from the relevant major institutional stakeholders (World Bank, IMF, WTO, UNCTAD, and UNDP) and other Task Force members will be available at each meeting. The schedule of briefings is as follows:

DATE

TOPICS

WHERE

MONDAY, 

9 MARCH 2020

10AM - 12PM

Thematic chapter

Science, technology, innovation and capacity-building

Global economic context 

CR.6

TUESDAY, 

10 MARCH 2020

10AM - 12PM

International trade as an engine for development

Data, monitoring and follow-up

CR.8

WEDNESDAY, 

11 MARCH 2020

10:15AM-11:30PM

Domestic and international private business and finance

CR.6

THURSDAY, 

12 MARCH 2020

10AM-12PM

Domestic public resources

International development cooperation

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FRIDAY,

13 MARCH 2020

10AM-12PM

Debt and debt sustainability

Addressing systemic issues  

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The advanced unedited draft of the 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report is available on the page for preparatory materialsPDF iconPlease kindly find the updated virtual link here.

For further information please contact Mr. Oliver Schwank (email schwank@un.org, tel 1 (212) 963-4970). For technical support, please kindly contact Ms. Jie Wei (email weij@un.org, tel 1 (212) 963-5105).