• Mission Statement

    The NGO Committee on Financing for Development at the United Nations advocates for a worldwide economy that is environmentally and socially sustainable, ethical, and people-centered.

    Guided by the 2002 Monterrey Consensus, we urge policymakers to support development strategies that end global poverty and advance human rights. We seek international financial systems that are fair and truly representative of all people. We are motivated by the moral imperatives underlying the United Nations Charter and the missions of the organizations we represent.

  • Membership Benefits

    Network and dialogue at the UN with those working on for Financing for Development (FfD) issues and collaborate with global network of FfD organizations.

    Participate in monthly meetings featuring regular briefings from the UN FfD Office and distinguished guest speakers from the UN Community.

    Voice concerns on FfD issues to the UN through written and oral statements prepared within the Committee.

    Receive notices of meetings and conferences on FfD issues sponsored by the UN or NGO Committee, including high-level meetings with Bretton Woods institutions (World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization).

    (Go to www.ngosonffd.org for FfD resources and committee membership form)

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FfD_Logo-140A great deal of hope is riding on the upcoming conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa this month. High-level representatives will gather from all over the world, including governments and the private sector (business), and civil society will be an influential member of the process as well. An essential part of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Agenda, this conference will address how governments and other stakeholders can cooperate on means of reaching the goals and how far member states will go in order to financially assist each other.

Mobilization of resources to eradicate poverty is the basis for the future of development; it is not only a priority of developing countries but of developed ones as well. The Addis Ababa Accord will apply to all countries and be based on multilateral cooperation with shared goals and means of implementation for what urgently needs to be accomplished.

Learn more:   www.odi.org/financing-future            www.un.org/esa/ffd/ffd3.1.html

It is time for people and planet to benefit from global financial systems
that are transparent, participatory, fair, inclusive, and safe from collapse.
NGO Committee on Financing for Development


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