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Financing for the future conference

Financing the Future

17 March 2015 - 18 March 2015
Accra, Ghana
International public finance will play a crucial role in putting the Sustainable Development Goals into practice post-2015. But given its changing nature, and the proliferation of new sources and mechanisms of development finance, how can it meet the challenges of our new era? To set the stage for these debates, ODI and a global coalition of partners hosted this conference in Accra, Ghana in March 2015.
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Maíra Irigaray

Maíra Irigaray

Maíra Irigaray is the Brazil Program Coordinator for Amazon Watch.

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Ilmi Granoff

Ilmi is a Research Fellow in the Climate and Environment Programme at ODI and leads the Institute's work on green growth.

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Christian Poirier

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Christian is the Brazil-Europe Advocacy Director for Amazon Watch.

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