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Innovative financing for sustainable development: Scale and impact - Side-event in the margins of the Financing for Development Forum
16 Apr 2019 -  The side event will bring together different stakeholders from governments, international organizations, the private sector, academia, and civil society, and will present already implemented and emerging innovative financing mechanisms and discuss their progress and potential as well as challenges they are facing to finance the SDGs. Among others, participants will especially shed light on solidarity taxes, blended finance initiatives, as well as new developments and opportunities in the Impact Investing market.
The Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development – represented by its President country (Japan), its Secretariat (France) in partnership with a member country (Germany) – will discuss the main developments in the field of innovative financing for sustainable development, especially its scale and impact, with stakeholders from governments, academics, the private sector and civil society.