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International Community Must Do More To Amass Financing For SDGs, Forum Hears

Devex: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?
“The international community is not acting fast enough to mobilize finance for the Sustainable Development Goals, experts gathered at the Financing for Development Forum told Devex. … Stakeholders at the forum in New York sounded the alarm on a lack of progress nearly four years after world leaders gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to hash out how to fund the 17 goals that would be adopted later that year. U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres called 2019 a defining year in implementing the SDGs, adding that ‘so far we are not keeping pace’ and that ‘possible upticks’ in financial volatility are complicating implementation…” (Saldinger, 4/23).