Information on the fourth international conference on financing for development 2025


In resolution 78/231 of 22 December 2023 the General Assembly has decided:

“to convene, in 2025, a fourth international conference on financing for development to, inter alia,

  • Assess the progress made in the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus, the Doha Declaration and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, identifying obstacles and constraints encountered in the achievement of the goals and objectives agreed therein, as well as actions and initiatives to overcome these constraints
  • Address new and emerging issues, including in the context of the urgent need to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and to support reform of the international financial architecture.”

Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee

The General Assembly resolution 78/231 decided to establish an intergovernmental preparatory committee to make the organizational, procedural and substantive preparations for the Conference, with a Bureau consisting of three members from each regional group.

  1. Regional groups are invited to nominate their candidates for the Bureau no later than 15 January 2024. 
  2. The intergovernmental preparatory committee shall elect two Co-Chairs from among the nominated Bureau members, one from a developed State and one from a developing State
  3. The host country and the Chair of the Group of 77 and China shall serve as ex officio members of the Bureau.

All Member States are encouraged to participate in the one-day organizational session:

  • The proposed date (TBC) is 23 February 2024.
  • The exact time and location of the organizational session will be made available on this website in due course.

The intergovernmental preparatory committee will hold up to five sessions, on dates to be decided at the organizational session of the intergovernmental preparatory committee:

  • Up to three sessions will be of no more than five days each, in 2024
  • Up to two sessions, of no more than five days each, in 2025
  • The last session taking place in New York.

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