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Intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the 2018 FfD Forum

Ministers and high‑level representatives adopted a series of conclusions and recommendations on financing for development and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on 24 April 2018 during the Economic and Social Council’s forum on financing for development. 

Final Draft of the outcome document (19 April 2018)

Press release and fact sheet: Financing for Development: Progress and Prospects 2018

Short-termism impedes progress of hundreds of millions of people

Major report released in advance of the G20 and World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings

NEW YORK, 13 April 2018 – The prospects of around 800 million of the world’s poorest people remain dire. The global economy is experiencing a moderate upturn, and momentum around sustainable investing is growing, the UN said today.

But the vast majority of investment is still short-term oriented and commitments by the international community to create sustainable economies are not being met.

Reader survey on the utilisation and reach of the Task Force's work

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The Financing for Sustainable Development Office of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs is carrying out a short survey related to the utilisation and reach of the report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development. We are pleased to invite you to take part in this online survey to help us improve communications related to the Task Force’s work. Please note that we also provide French and Spanish versions of the survey.

Informal technical briefing series on the 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

  • Date: 5 - 9 March 2018
  • Location: Conference Building (UNHQ)

The Financing for Development Office of UN-DESA is organising a series of informal technical briefings for Member States on the advance unedited version of the report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development.