12-15 April 2021 New York City, US
2021 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up (FfD Forum)

The 2021 session of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up, also known as the FfD Forum, is scheduled to convene from 12-15 April 2021. The outcome document will be negotiated under the leadership of the Permanent Representatives of Fiji and the Netherlands.

The 2020 Forum was originally planned to take place from 20-23 April, in New York, US. Due to the COVID-19 situation, an informal event took place virtually on 23 April 2020. 

The FfD Forum is an intergovernmental process with universal participation mandated to review the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda) and other financing for development outcomes and the means of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The FfD Forum is an intergovernmental process with universal participation mandated to review the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (Addis Agenda) and other financing for development outcomes and the means of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 2021 session of the Forum is expected to include a special segment on “concrete steps towards a sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” in relation to SDG and AAAA achievement efforts. The session may also seek to integrate the menu of policy options developed through an initiative of the Governments of Canada and Jamaica and the UN Secretary-General on financing the 2030 Agenda in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.

dates: 12-15 April 2021
location: New York City, US
contact: FFSD Office, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
www: un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2021/forum-financing-development-follow
https://www.un.org/ecosoc/sites/www.un.org.ecosoc/files/files/en/2021doc/2021_FFD_Forum-Appointment_of_co-facilitators.pdf

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