Finance has been the hot topic at the United Nations this summer. And for good reason; agreements on how to fund the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will have profound implications for achieving the new agenda and reducing inequities. Negotiations have been difficult, with often a sharp divide over responsibility for development and reform. At the same time, the draft text shows remarkable progress in committing all countries to expand resources available for children in poverty, be it through taxation or Official Development Assistance (ODA).
In our article, Financing for Development (FFD3): Reducing inequities for children, Equity for Children looks at the most controversial issues and considers the critical agreements needed to reach all children by 2030.
Read the full article here.
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