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3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3)

13-16 July 2015 | United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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The dais applauds the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda

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The Ethiopian and UN flags fly outside the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)



Thursday, 16 July 2015

High-level statements continued in plenary in the morning and afternoon of the final day at the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3). A roundtable on “Ensuring policy coherence and an enabling environment at all levels for sustainable development” also took place in the morning. In the evening, the closing plenary adopted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA).

AAAA includes three main sections on: a global framework for financing development post-2015; action areas; and data, monitoring and follow-up. The second section, on action areas, includes seven sub-sections: domestic public resources; domestic and international private business and finance; international development cooperation; international trade as an engine for development; debt and debt sustainability; addressing systemic issues; and science, technology, innovation and capacity building.

FfD3 concluded at 6:28 pm.

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Amb. Kingsley Mamabolo, South Africa,
speaking on behalf of the G-77 and China

Sergio Shcherbakov, Ecuador


Neven Mimica, EU

Amb. Usman Sarki, Nigeria

Amb. Manuel Sager, Switzerland


Members of civil society demonstrating for the creation of a UN tax body are asked to leave the venue


Wednesday, 15 July 2015

The third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) continued on Wednesday, with high-level statements in plenary and multistakeholder roundtables on “Ensuring policy coherence and an enabling environment at all levels for sustainable development” and “Global partnership and the three dimensions of sustainable development.” The Main Committee met in the afternoon and evening in closed meetings, and approved the final draft of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

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Panel for the fourth roundtable discussion


Per Bolund, Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, Sweden

Faamoetauloa Ulaitino Faale Tumaalii, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Samoa

Aurelia Frick, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture, Liechtenstein


Peter Phillips, Minister of Finance and Planning, Jamaica

Cristina Duarte, Minister of Finance and Planning, Cabo Verde


Tuesday, 14 July 2015

On the second day of the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), high-level statements continued in plenary. Roundtables 2 and 3 also took place, on “Ensuring policy coherence and an enabling environment at all levels for sustainable development” and “Global partnership and the three dimensions of sustainable development.” The Main Committee met briefly for the first time in a closed meeting in the evening, to discuss the draft outcome document.

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Moderator Helen Clark, Administrator,
UN Development Programme (UNDP)

Jeffrey Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University


Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister, Turkey

Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development

Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance, South Africa, speaking on behalf of G-77 and China


 


Monday, 13 July 2015

The third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) opened on Monday at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A Main Committee chaired by Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia, was established during the opening plenary to consider the draft outcome document of the Conference. High-level statements, which started during the opening plenary as part of a general debate, continued in the afternoon. A multi-stakeholder roundtable on “Global partnership and the three dimensions of sustainable development” also took place in the afternoon.

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View of the dais during the opening plenary


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

President of the third International Conference on Financing for Development, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn


President of the
UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa

President of the World Bank Group,
Jim Yong Kim

World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, Roberto Azevêdo

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Funding for coverage of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3)
has been provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the European Union (EU)
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