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(4th meeting) ECOSOC Fourth Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up (FfD Forum)
16 Apr 2019 -  Special High-level Meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
 Inga Rhonda King, President of the Economic and Social Council
María Fernanda Espinosa, President of the General Assembly
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, Ghana and Chair of the Development Committee
Salim Baddoura, President, Trade and Development Board, UNCTAD
Sabina Bhatia, Deputy Secretary, IMF on behalf of the Chair of the IMFC
Tim Yeend, Chef de Cabinet and Principal Advisor to the Director-General, WTO on behalf of the General Council, WTO
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The ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) is an intergovernmental process with universal participation mandated to review the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda) and other financing for development outcomes and the means of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
As decided by Member States in the intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the 2018 FfD Forum (E/FFDF/2018/3), the fourth FfD Forum will be convened by the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from 15 to 18 April 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
The event will bring together ministers, high-level officials from ministries of finance, foreign affairs and development cooperation, Executive Directors of the World Bank and IMF, as well as senior officials from the UN system, including the major institutional stakeholders, and other international organizations. Civil society organizations, the business sector and local authorities will also be represented.
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