2022 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development – UNDP Side Events

The UN Development Programme will organize three side events to advocate for new ways of scaling financial flows towards developing countries to support sustainable development

Posted April 25, 2022
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The ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (FFD) is the global platform for reviewing and aligning initiatives on financing with the SDGs. The UN Development Programme will organize three side events to advocate for new ways of scaling financial flows towards developing countries to support sustainable development. UNDP seeks to use the FFD Forum to promote convergence around a common sustainable finance agenda and to strengthen the partnerships needed to achieve UNDP’s $1 trillion moonshot.

UNDP Yemen
Event Details

26 April - 28 April

8:00 AM EDT

Online

Events When How to Join Description
High-Level Symposium on Tax and SDGs & launch of UNDP’s Tax for SDGs Initiative 26 April | 8:00 – 9:30 am EDT

Register:
https://taxforsdgs.org

Livestream:
https://bit.ly/3EHD8hI

Leaders in taxation, public finance, development, government and academia will discuss how taxation can support the achievement of the SDGs at the country level. The new UNDP’s Tax for SDGs Initiative will also be launched at the High-Level Symposium.
High-Level Leaders Dialogue: Green and Climate Resilience Bonds – Scaling up Access to Affordable Finance in Developing Countries, notably in LDCs April 26 | 8:00 – 9:30 am EDT Register:
https://bit.ly/38k9Rxk
Building on UNCDF’s Sovereign Borrowers Conference, the Government of Malawi and Chair of the LDC Group, with UNCDF, UNDP and the GCF brings together global leaders to highlight the actions needed for developing countries, particularly LDCs, to leverage debt markets to increase their access to affordable finance for climate action. Outcomes will contribute to “Our Common Agenda” and the Doha Programme of Action for LDCs.
Official Launch of the INFF Facility April 28 | 8:00 – 10:00 am EDT Register: 
https://bit.ly/FinancingtheFuture
Livestream:
https://youtu.be/5U94Ff5KoUM
UNDP, UNDESA, and the OECD officially launch the INFF Facility with the support of the European Union, and the Governments of Italy and Sweden. The launch will bring together high-level speakers, including the UN Deputy Secretary-General, UNDP Administrator, UN DESA Under-Secretary-General, OECD Deputy Secretary-General, EU Commissioner and Ministers of Finance from several countries. Panelists will explore the Facility’s ambitious goals and discuss how the flagship initiative will meet growing demand from countries for support in delivering reforms to finance the SDGs