- April 13, 2021

On September 24th the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development took place at the United Nations. The meeting focused on the Secretary-General’s Strategy for Financing the 2030 Agenda and the taking stock of and accelerating efforts by different stakeholders to operationalize the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. Presenters at the meeting included Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; and Bill Gates, Co-founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The CSO Financing for Development (FfD) Group presented its statement during the meeting, which included persons with disabilities. The statement specifically highlighted that “with less instead of better social protection, including for those most marginalized such as persons with disabilities, youth, small-scale food producers and migrants, socio-economic and political exclusion continues to increase.” You can read the full statement here.

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