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Main Milestones
2017
The Ocean Conference
2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
2014
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
2013
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
2005
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
2002
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
1999
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
1997
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
1994
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
1993
Start of CSD
1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
1987
Our Common Future
1972
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
Finance for Food Security and Rural Development: Challenges and Opportunities
FAO, IFAD, WFP and UNSGSA, 2013
Poverty remains largely a rural problem. Globally, about 1.2 billion people live on less than US$1.25 a day. About 870 million people suffer from hunger. And 76 per cent of the world’s very poor people live in rural areas. Most of them are excluded from the formal financial system.

An inclusive financial system is part of the essential infrastructure in any country. A cross cutting issue, it is an enabler and accelerator of food security, nutrition, and rural development. An inclusive financial system is an integral part of any sustainable solution to these challenges.

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