SRSG Santos Pais participates in Third International Conference Financing for Development

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 8:00am

SRSG Santos Pais participates in the Third International Conference on Financing for Development taking place 13–16 July 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference brings together Heads of State and Government, and Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, as well as relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities to discuss the means of implementation for the Sustainable Development Agenda. The SRSG-VAC will add her voice to the discussions, particularly in relation to the SDG Target 16.2 to “End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children”. The SRSG-VAC will join the opening Plenary Session of the Conference, as well participating in the first of the six Conference Roundtables that will explore how to transform the commitments in the draft Addis Ababa Action Agenda into a global partnership for sustainable development, including its monitoring and follow-up.