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Ban announces launch of new partnership platform to support financing for Sustainable Development Goals

10 October 2016 – Announcing the launch today of a new platform for scaling up innovative finance solutions to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the initiative can help in identifying and piloting innovative finance instruments that can drive

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Financing for Development Takes Centre Stage

Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, has signaled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times. At a meeting in New York convened by the UN Environment Inquiry and UN Women on 24 August, Ambassador Thomson – currently

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World of business must play part in achieving new Sustainable Development Goals – UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participates in a Global Compact event on UN-Business Collaboration in Davos, Switzerland. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 20 January 2016 – Speaking at the Global Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the world’s business community to play its full role in helping to

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