Multilateral, Cooperative Funding Options Must Be Established For SDGs To Succeed

Project Syndicate: New Frontiers in Development Finance
Mahmoud Mohieldin, corporate secretary and the president’s special envoy at the World Bank Group, and Marco Scuriatti, special assistant at the Office of the President’s Envoy on the Post-2015 Agenda at the World Bank Group

“…To support this joint approach [to funding for the Sustainable Development Goals], the World Bank is providing an analysis, based on 11 case studies, of how countries in diverse circumstances can use a combination of public, private, domestic, and international sources of financing most effectively to fund the implementation of the SDGs. The analysis will also recommend a pragmatic approach to assessing the SDGs’ financing needs at the country level…” (2/18).