Third International Conference on Financing for Development
13 Jul 2015 - 16 Jul 2015
In his letter of 8 October 2014, the President of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly appointed Ambassador George Talbot of Guyana and Ambassador Geir Pedersen of Norway as co-facilitators to lead open, inclusive and transparent consultations on all issues related to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development and its preparatory process.
The United Nations Secretary-General designated Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, as the Secretary-General for the Conference. The Financing for Development Office (FfDO) provides substantive support to the preparation and organization of the Conference. The FfDO is working closely with all relevant stakeholders, within the UN system and beyond, toward the success of the Conference.
Civil society and Business sector
The General Assembly has stressed the importance of the full engagement of all relevant stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations and business sector entities, in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (13-16 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) and its preparatory process. Click here for more information