Timeline to 2020:

Financing for Development

Key website: Financing for Development (FfD) (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs)


From the website: “The Financing for Development Office (FfDO) was established within the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations Secretariat on 24 January 2003 in accordance with General Assembly resolution 57/273. The distinctive function of the FfDO is to provide effective substantive secretariat support for sustained follow-up within the United Nations to the agreements and commitments reached at the International Conferences on Financing for Development, as contained in the 2002 Monterrey Consensus and the 2008 Doha Declaration on Financing for Development, and financing for development-related aspects of the outcomes of major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic and social fields, including the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, as well as the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015. The principal mission of the Office is to promote and support an integrated, cross-cutting and holistic nature of the FfD follow-up process.”