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Meeting Needs of Developing Countries: The Role of Innovative Financing
April 15, 2011 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Around the world, entities ranging from governments to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to the private sector have been giving more serious consideration than ever before to alternative financing mechanisms for development, climate change, education and other needs. These alternatives range from for-profit initiatives undertaken by NGOs to those with more global implications such as the financial transaction tax. Innovative financing mechanisms will be on the agenda at the November 2011 G20 Summit in Cannes, France. Please join us for a discussion that will focus on the wealth of initiatives underway and what you should know about them.
M. Henri de Raincourt, Minister for Development & Cooperation, France
Moderator and Panelists
- Peter O’Driscoll, Executive Director, ActionAid USA
- Luc Lamprière, Director, Oxfam France
- Sarah Anderson, Director, Global Economy Project, Institute for Policy Studies
Dan Runde, Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS
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Sponsored by: Embassy of France · InterAction · ActionAid · Center for Strategic & International Studies · Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development