High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing

“Investments in sustainable development could cost as much as $2.5 trillion per year to close the region’s infrastructure gaps, provide universal access to social protection, health, and education, and implement measures to mitigate climate change,” Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and ESCAP Executive Secretary said in her presentation to leading figures in the public, private and civil society sectors from more than 30 countries at the high-level meeting in Jakarta, 10 June 2014.

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High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing

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UN ESCAP
Date: 
10 Jun 2014

“Investments in sustainable development could cost as much as $2.5 trillion per year to close the region’s infrastructure gaps, provide universal access to social protection, health, and education, and implement measures to mitigate climate change,” Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and ESCAP Executive Secretary said in her presentation to leading figures in the public, private and civil society sectors from more than 30 countries at the high-level meeting in Jakarta, 10 June 2014.