UN Committee of experts on sustainable development financing – CIDSE

UN Committee of experts on sustainable development financing

CIDSE, represented by our U.S. Member Organisation, Center of Concern, and by our Secretariat, participated at the Interactive Multistakeholder Dialogue with the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing

The Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20, “The Future We Want”) has recognized the need for strong support to developing countries to promote sustainable development and for achieving sustainable development goals. An intergovernmental process was established, with support from the United Nations. Read more on the Intergovernmental committee of experts on sustainable development financing (ICEFSD).

On 2-6 December 2013, the ICEFSD met in New York  for the second time and organised an interactive dialogue with major stakeholders. CIDSE was present to assess financing needs, consider the effectiveness, consistency and synergies of existing instruments and frameworks, and evaluate additional initiatives, with a view to preparing a report proposing options on an effective sustainable development financing strategy to facilitate the mobilization of resources and their effective use in achieving sustainable development objectives.

Aldo Caliari (CoC) spoke in the panel, which can be watched here. 

See also the report by Jean Saldanha, CIDSE Senior Policy Advisor as well as some photos here.

Together with with rightingfinance, Global Policy Forum and Third World Network, CIDSE also co-sponsored a Side Event : “Financing for sustainable development: Can the international financial system make the leap?” on Monday, 9 December 2013, 6:15 – 7:30 PM in Conference Room A at the United Nations Headquarters, New York.

Financing for sustainable development: Can the international financial system make the leap?
CIDSE_9_Dec_2013_side_event_on_SD_Financing_report.pdf

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