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(Opening, Panel 1 and 2) Financing for SDGs - Breaking the Bottlenecks of Investment from Policy to Impact
11 Jun 2018 -  The President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák identified sustainable development as a priority. He will convene a meeting on Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals on 11 June 2018, bringing together representatives from World Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), regional development banks, and businesses.

The event will provide a platform for stronger public-private partnerships. It also aims to explore what the United Nations can do to better to align itself with the rapidly-changing world of international finance, and to support the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

- Opening Segment:

H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the General Assembly of the United Nations

H.E. Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary- General of the United Nations

Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of UNCTAD

- Set the stage: Introductory Presentations
- Panel 1: Build fertile soil for business: providing concerted leadership
- Panel 2: Let the investment grow: filling in the gap of trillions