Overhaul Of International Financial Systems Needed For SDGs To Succeed, U.N. Report Says

Devex: U.N. report: Financial systems must change or SDGs will fail
“If national and international financial systems don’t change, the Sustainable Development Goals will not be achieved, according to a new report out from the United Nations on Thursday. ‘The world cannot achieve the SDGs without a fundamental shift in the international financial system to address urgent global threats,’ U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said in a press conference Thursday. The 2019 ‘Financing for Sustainable Development Report,’ a project of more than 60 agencies in the U.N. system along with partner organizations, sounds the alarm and outlines some recommendations for a path forward…” (Saldinger, 4/5).

Additional coverage of the report is available from Reuters, U.N. News, and Xinhua News.

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