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(Part 1) 1st meeting, ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (18-20 April 2016) - Economic and Social Council
18 Apr 2016 -  The inaugural ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up will include the Special high-level meeting of the Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
The theme of the Forum will be “Financing for sustainable development: follow-up to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.”
According to its mandate, the Forum will address the follow-up and review of the Financing for Development outcomes and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

1. Opening of the inaugural session of the forum
2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (E/FFDF/2016/1) [item 1]
No. 2016/75 Journal of the United Nations Saturday, 16 April 2016
3. Opening statement by the President of the Economic and Social Council, His Excellency Oh Joon (Republic of Korea)
4. Opening address by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, His Excellency Ban Ki-moon
5. Financing for sustainable development: follow-up to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (E/FFDF/2016/2) [item 2]
(a) Special high-level meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Statement by the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Ms. Christine Lagarde (video message)
Statement by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Mr. Roberto Azevêdo (video message)
Statement by the Senior Vice-President for the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations, and Partnerships of the World Bank Group, Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin
Statements by intergovernmental representatives of institutional stakeholders
Keynote presentations