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High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development

UNHQ, New York, USA
23 - 24 March, 2010

The General Assembly, by its decision 64/551 of 23 February 2010, decided to convene its fourth High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development on 23 and 24 March 2010 at United Nations Headquarters. Pursuant to resolution 64/194 of 21 December 2009, the Dialogue will focus on the overall theme ┐The Monterrey Consensus and Doha Declaration on Financing for Development: status of implementation and tasks ahead┐. The first day of the Dialogue will consist 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 be devoted to three interactive multi-stakeholder round tables followed by an informal interactive dialogue with the participation of all relevant stakeholders. The themes of the 3 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 current 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 Millennium Development Goals: the road to the 2010 high-level event┐.

The Dialogue will result in a summary by the President of the General Assembly.

Detailed Information
Date 23 - 24 March, 2010
Time
Location UNHQ, New York, USA
Organizer Financing for Development Office [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by Development Generation Africa International (DGAI) [NGO]
2 Jun 2010
The reform of the international monetary and financial system would definitely deliver direct social and economic implications that are positive for Africa.

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