The United Nation’s Financing for Development Conference
Veritas partner served as part of a two-person team to provide Ministry of Finance and senior government negotiators with deliberation platforms for Financing for Development (FFD) conference. The FFD conference was held in 2015 in Addis Ababa to set the framework for financing SDG development agenda. Work product included literature assessment of potential costs for each FFD platform, potential sources of funding, and summary of key literature outlining positions from leading think tanks. Finalized documents to the Government of Ethiopia included: an overview of the process from MDGs to SDGs, tensions expected in the Addis Ababa conference, in-depth background for negotiators, and an assessment on the missing middle’s role.