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ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (23-26 April 2018), 5th meeting
25 Apr 2018 -  Forum on financing for development follow-up
Round table A
Interactive discussion
Round table B
Interactive discussion
The 2018 FfD Forum (23-26 April) will assesses progress and identify obstacles and challenges to the implementation of financing for development outcomes, promote sharing of experiences, address new and emerging topics, and provide policy recommendations for action by the international community in the following areas of the 2015 Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda): (i) domestic public resources; (ii) domestic and international private business and finance; (iii) international development cooperation; (iv) international trade as an engine for development; (v) debt and debt sustainability; (vi) systemic issues; (vii) science, technology, innovation and capacity-building; as well as (viii) data, monitoring and follow-up.

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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