United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development


As decided by Member States in the intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the 2017 FfD Forum, the third FfD Forum will be convened by the President of ECOSOC from 23 to 26 April 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event will bring together ministers, high-level officials from ministries of finance, foreign affairs and development cooperation, Executive Directors of the World Bank and IMF, as well as senior officials from the UN system, including the major institutional stakeholders, and other international organizations. Civil society organizations, the business sector and local authorities will also be represented.