News

UN endorses Addis Ababa Action Agenda

27 July, 2015

The United Nations General Assembly endorsed the new global action agenda for financing sustainable development adopted two weeks ago by a major UN conference, and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the move as a major step that firmly puts the world “on the path to a more prosperous, just and sustainable world for this and future generations.”

 

MDG Gap Task Force Report 2015: Taking Stock of the Global Partnership for Development

13 July, 2015

The full 2015 report will be launched in New York mid-September 2015 while the Executive Summary has been released for presentation at a side-event to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development on 14 July 2015, 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm, ECA Press Briefing Room, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

13 July, 2015

13 – 16 July 2015
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development  gathers high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, as well as all relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities. The Conference will result in an intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome, which should constitute an important contribution to and support the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

 

MDG Gap Task Force Report 2014 Launched

18 September, 2014

The MDG Gap Task Force Report 2014: The State of the Global Partnership for Development was launched today, Thursday, 18 September 2014, in a press briefing at 11 am EST featuring Wu Hongbo, Under Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, Magdy Martinez Soliman, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Development Programme and Pingfan Hong, Director of the Development Policy and Analysis Division, UN/DESA. The recorded press briefing can be found at webtv.un.org