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Scaling Up Financing SDGs Discussed in High-Level Meeting

Scaling Up Financing SDGs Discussed in High-Level Meeting

The UN Secretary General’s High-level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development discussed focus of investments, measuring data for SDGs and vulnerable countries and sectors.

According to the article, the meeting focused on: 

  • Aligning global financial and economic policies with the 2030 Agenda 
  • Enhancing sustainable financing strategies
  • Seizing the potential of financial innovations, new technologies and digitalization to provide equitable access to finance. 

Representatives from the government, academia and private sector were present during the meeting to provide support to SDGs.

Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank Group, said the Bank is working on the launch of a youth bond to connect financial markets with the purpose embedded in the SDGs, according to the article.