Side events organized by the CSO Financing for Development Group (including  the Women Working Group on FfD) during the ECOSOC Forum on FfD Follow Up 2017 will address issues such as: public and private interface and their impact on development and poverty eradication; the intergovernmental tax body as a way to tackle illicit financial flows and advance progressive tax system; ODA challenges and opportunities.

The side events calendar and  information about rationale and speakers are avaialble below:

  • Monday, May 22, 2017 | 1:15 – 2:30 p.m. | Conference Room B

How a UN Intergovernmental Tax Body could tackle illicit financial flows and advance progressive and gender responsive tax systems

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 |  6.30-8.00 p.m. | Conference Room 7

Pushing the boundaries of Official Development Assistance challenges and opportunities

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 8.00 ‑ 9.30 a.m. |  Conference Room B

New models of interaction between the public and private actors, successes and challenges and their meaning for development finance and the eradication of poverty

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 6 – 8 p.m. | Conference Room 12

Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in Development Finance

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 1:15-2:30 p.m. | Conference Room B

Critical and Emerging Issues in FfD: Opportunities for a Multiyear Planning Framework

Other side events organized by civil society:

  • Wednesday,  May 24, 2017 | Breakfast Round Table by Brot Fur Die Welt,, Friedrich Ebert Stiftun

Learning from the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative: The potential for regional and Group-wise debt relief schemes

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