Fifth High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

New York
07 - 08 December, 2011

The General Assembly, by its resolution 65/314 of 12 September 2011, decided to hold its fifth High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development on 7 and 8 December 2011 at United Nations Headquarters. Pursuant to the same resolution, the Dialogue's overall theme will be ┐The Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration on Financing for Development: status of implementation and tasks ahead┐. The two-day event will include a series of plenary meetings chaired by the President of the General Assembly, at which ministers and high-level officials will be able to make formal statements. The second day will include three interactive multi-stakeholder round tables in the morning followed by an informal interactive dialogue in the afternoon, with the participation of all relevant stakeholders. The themes of the three round tables and the interactive dialogue will be as follows:

Round table 1: ┐The reform of the international monetary and financial system and its implications for development┐;

Round table 2: ┐The impact of the world financial and economic crisis on foreign direct investment and other private flows, external debt and international trade┐;

Round table 3: ┐The role of financial and technical development cooperation, including innovative sources of development finance, in leveraging the mobilization of domestic and international financial resources for development┐;

Informal interactive dialogue: ┐The link between financing for development and achieving the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals┐.

Detailed Information
Date 07 - 08 December, 2011
Location New York
Organizer Financing for Development Office [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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