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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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A view of New York

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shakes hands with President of the third International Conference on Financing for Development, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn at the opening of the meeting

FfD3 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.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, which took place from 13 to 16 July 2015 at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Our summary and analysis report is available in HTML and PDF. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/ffd3/



Main Plenary

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


Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Min Zhu

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia, Chair of the Main Committee,
Tedros Adhanom


 


President of Guyana, David Granger

President of Senegal, Macky Sall

President of Benin, Thomas Boni Yayi


President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta


President of Namibia, Hage Geingob

President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud


Roundtable Discussions

Delegates gather for the roundtable discussions


Co-Chair Abdusalam Hadliyeh Omer, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion, Somalia

Co-Chair Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Slovakia


Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International Executive Director

Moderator Mahmoud Mohieldin, Corporate Secretary and President's Special Envoy on Millennium Development Goals, the post-2015 process, and financial development, World Bank Group


Tumusiime Rhode Peace, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture with African Union (AU) Commission

Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfvén

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


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

Herilanto Raveloharison, Minister of Economy
and Planning, Madagascar


Bdereldin Mahmoud Abbas, Minister of Finance and National Economy, Sudan

William Lacy Swing, Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Seán Sherlock, Minister of State, Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland


Around the Venue

Delegates gather for the opening plenary


Delegates meet informally before the start of plenary

 


 

 


Delegates meet informally outside of the plenary

Helen Clark, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, speaks with members of her team


Media observes the plenary



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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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