C3 - Centrum für Internationale Entwicklung
The role of development banks for financing socio-ecological transformation
ÖFSE Development Lecture No. 12
Keynote-Speaker: Stephany Griffith Jones (Columbia University, New York)
Comments: Elisabeth Gruber (Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance), Peter Wolff (German Development Institute – DIE)
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes many ambitious goals such as poverty eradication, education for all, full employment and climate change mitigation. The implementation of these goals requires a massive increase of investment in sectors that are critical for economic and ecological transformation. The lecture addresses the challenges for financing SDG implementation and highlights the role of development banks in this context.