This high-level event is convened by the UN Secretary-General and the Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica. It aims to articulate a coordinated and comprehensive multilateral response to the urgent financing for development crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heads of State and Government are expected to adopt an ambitious menu of policy options for countries to recover in the short term, mobilize the financial resources to achieve the 2030 Agenda and its 17 SDGs, review the global financial architecture to deliver the global standards and align with the SDGs, and strengthen the resilience and sustainability of countries over the medium to long term.
date: 29 September 2020
time: 8am-12pm EDT
contact: Dan Shepard, UN Department of Global Communications