1. After intense negotiations, countries adopted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, which marks a new era of global partnership for sustainable development.
  2. The UN, World Bank and partners launched a Global Financing Facility to reduce maternal health and child mortality. $12 billion have already been aligned to country-led five-year investment plans for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania in domestic and international, private and public funding.
  3. In addition, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Canada, Japan, and the United States announced new financing commitments totaling $214 million.
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  5. The multilateral development banks and International Monetary Fund committed to extend more than $400 billion in financing over the next three years and vowed to work more closely with private and public sector partners to help mobilize the resources needed to meet the challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
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  7. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNDP announced the worldwide launch of the Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme, designed to support developing countries to build tax audit capacity.
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  9. The European Investment Bank and the Food and Agricultural Organization signed a five-year agreement to foster investment operations in the field of agriculture, private sector development and value chains to eradicate hunger and ensure food security.
  10. FAO also partnered with the government of Ethiopia to reduce youth mobility caused by poverty. The two-year project is being supported with funds provided by the Italian government.
  11. One month ahead of the conference, the G7 committed to lift 500 million people out of hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
  12. The G7 also announced an increase of up to $400 million in the number of people with access to climate insurance.
  13. In a new report, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announced that the world has exceeded the targets contained in the Millennium Development Goals to halt and reverse the spread of HIV and is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
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  15. The Sustainable Energy for All Initiative launched a report detailing concrete ways to boost investments in sustainable energy by some $120 billion a year.
  16. UN Women and Member States launched the Addis Ababa Action Plan on Transformative Financing for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. The Plan aims to outline financing priorities to translate the pledges in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda into actions for meeting new and existing commitments to gender equality and women’sempowerment to in the new sustainable development agenda
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