U.N. Officials Encourage Long-Term Financing, Partnerships To Achieve Development Goals

U.N. News: At development financing forum, top U.N. officials urge breakaway from ‘short-termism’
“The United Nations will support countries’ path to sustainable development by brokering partnerships, pursuing innovative finance, leveraging resources, and building the necessary capacities, senior officials said Monday, highlighting the need for a change of mind-set from ‘short-termism’ to long-term investments…” (4/23).

Xinhua News: U.N. official stresses need for development financing
“U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday called for efforts to boost development financing, particularly for countries with urgent needs. The global economy is strengthening and a broad-based economic upturn has underpinned progress in many areas. But significant weaknesses and medium-term risks in the world economy continue to pose challenges, Mohammed told a forum of the U.N. Economic and Social Council…” (4/23).