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Public briefing of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development on the Global Economic Context

  • Date: Friday, 2 February 2017
  • Location: Conference Room 11, UNHQ, NY

The high-level briefing will inform Member States of the Task Force members’ analysis of the global economic situation and build on their flagship publications, notably the World Economic Situation and Prospects of UN DESA, the World Economic Outlook of the IMF, and the Trade and Development Report of UNCTAD. This analysis will inform the recommendations put forward by the Task Force in its 2018 report.

The briefing will also provide space for an interactive discussion among delegates, Task Force members and other external stakeholders, as well as for a brief update on the preparation of the 2018 report and online annex.

We welcome the participation of all delegations and other stakeholders in this briefing and look forward to your contributions. The meeting will also be webcast via http://webtv.un.org/.

For further information please contact Mr. Peter Chowla (email chowla@un.org, tel 1 (212) 963-8618).

Related documents:

Agenda

Presentations: IMF World Economic Outlook Update January 2018, UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018, UN DESA

World Economic Outlook October 2017, International Monetary Fund

Trade and Development Report 2017, UNCTAD

 

2017 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development

Intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the 2017 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up.

Draft outline of the 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development