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Third International Conference on Financing for Development
Third International Conference on Financing for Development
Monday July 13, 2015 Image: UN
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


July 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am
July 16, 2015 @ 5:00 pm


United Nations Conference Centre
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia + Google Map


United Nations

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will gather high-level political representatives, including Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, as well as all relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities. The Conference will result in an intergovernmentally negotiated and agreed outcome, which should constitute an important contribution to and support the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda.

In Ethiopia, the international community will convene to agree on critical actions and incentives to catalyze the flow of international and domestic public resources, to unlock private finance, to make private-public partnerships more robust and to effectively position and scale up blended instruments for sustainable development. As a major global development institution, the World Bank Group is well positioned to offer innovative development finance solutions to help implement the post-2015 agenda.

During the Development Finance Forum on May 21-22, 2015 Minister Ploumen signed a Strategic Partnership with the World Bank & IFC. The Netherlands will play a crucial role at the World Bank in eradicating extreme hunger. Important part of the collaboration is focused on knowledge sharing by the private sector, knowledge institutions, social entrepreneurs and the government. Dutch experts will be involved in various projects and the Netherlands will offer trainings and workshops on subjects like safety in the  food chain and sustainable agriculture.

Visit the website of the UN for more information on the International Conference on Financing for Development.

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