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Every year the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (FfD) Follow-up reviews the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) – a 15-year, intergovernmental deal on financing for development adopted by United Nations Member States in 2015, which aims to help the world achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and end poverty by 2030.
The 2017 report of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Financing for Development (IATF) informed this year’s forum, which was held last month in New York. (read more)
By Alvaro Rodriguez, UN Resident Coordinator for Tanzania and Development Partners Group co-chair; and Christian Shingiro, Development Management Specialist, Development Partners Group Secretariat Tanzania
The Government of Tanzania and its development partners (DPs) recognise that the development finance landscape is changing rapidly, both globally and nationally. In 2015, Tanzania renewed its focus on its transition to a middle income country and its ambition to become a semi-industrialized nation. For decades, aid accounted for half of the country’s budget. It now stands at slightly above 10%. (read more)
By Abul Maal A Muhith, Thomas Silberhorn and Matia Kasaija
As Co-Chairs of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (the Global Partnership), we are glad to build on the excellent work of our predecessors. The participants of the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership are committed to effective development co-operation as a means to achieve the universal and interrelated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This commitment is laid down in the Nairobi Outcome Document. (read more)
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