Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities

Financing for Development: Unlocking Investment Opportunities

An ambitious global development agenda for the next 15 years was adopted at a UN summit on September 25, 2015. The new global goals will require trillions of dollars to accomplish. Where will all that money come from? This course will introduce the sources of financing available for development and explain how leaders in the public, private and multilateral sectors can effectively mobilize these resources.

Target Audience

Track 1 is suitable for anyone with a general interest in and desire to increase understanding of development finance, in particular the need to scale up to meet the financing needs supporting achievement of the SDGs and development more generally.

Track 2 is suitable for anyone who works in the development field or considers development a special area of interest. That would include: official development partners (including officials of the MDBs, IMF, UN and its agencies, donor and client government ministries of finance, foreign affairs and development, and central banks), the private sector, foundations, civil society organizations, and academics, students and other experts concentrating on development issues. It is designed to delve more deeply into the Module subjects, as well as to allow participants to create networks of common interest with counterparts from around the world.