High Level Political Forum Side Event

SDG Financing: A Time to Act

Article | 03 July 2020
On Thursday 9 July, 8 AM (EST), the UN Joint SDG Fund, together with the EU and Spain, is hosting a virtual panel at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: a discussion on innovative and pragmatic solutions to financing the #SDGs. The event will explore how systemic transformations across developing countries are shaping the way public and private finance contributes to the achievement of the SDGs.

The interactive dialogue will feature the following speakers:
  • Mr. Félix Fernandez-Shaw, Director, International Cooperation and Development Policy European Commission, DG DEVCO
  •  Ms. Angeles Moreno, Secretary of State for International Cooperation, Government of Spain
  • Mr. Courtenay Rattray, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the UN
  • Ms. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Rockefeller Foundation
Moderated by Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda.

Registration for the Joint SDG Fund Virtual Side Event at the High-Level Political Forum is possible here. Learn more about Building Back Better in a post COVID19 world through SDG Financing here: http://www.jointsdgfund.org/sdg-financing