IFF 2021 opens up a more sustainable future with green initiatives
Beijing, May 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / -The International Finance Forum (IFF) begins its two-day Spring 2021 meeting today. Global governance and development in the post-epidemic eraThe conference aims to provide a platform for in-depth discussions on international cooperation and global governance, while promoting the development and cooperation of low-carbon initiatives, sustainable finance, climate change, issues of public health and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Global audiences can participate in virtual meetings here.
“We have made progress in tackling the pandemic, but we still face a lost decade of development and serious setbacks in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030,” said Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres In his opening speech.
“To reverse this trajectory requires a more coordinated global and multilateral response on several fronts, including urgent action to close the global vaccine gap, provide more support to developing countries on the brink of debt crises, and against the pandemic and the rejuvenation of climate change the crisis, ” Guterres added.
“The global recovery is underway, but the path and the pace diverge dangerously… Before this pandemic truly ends, we face a high degree of uncertainty,” said President of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina georgewan In his speech. “Policymakers must take the right steps now to give everyone a fair chance in terms of vaccines, recovery and the future.”
She thinks China He played an important role in the G20 debt service suspension initiative and in the common framework for orderly debt restructuring. The country has also proven this action by supporting the preferential lending facility of the International Monetary Fund. China Efforts are being made to accelerate immunization on an unprecedented scale while providing an equitable supply of vaccines to other countries.
“Public health is a global public good,” noted Jose Manuel Barroso placeholder image, Co-chair of the IFF and chair of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization In his speech. “We also have to face it globally, if possible, with a truly sincere spirit of cooperation and solidarity.”
Nearly 500 leaders from governance, finance, business and academia attended the meeting.
About the International Finance Forum (IFF)
Founded in 2003, the International Financial Forum is an unofficial, non-profit, non-governmental international forum organization. BeijingIt is a high-level dialogue and academic exchange mechanism jointly initiated by business leaders and academics from global financial and academic circles. For more information, please visit: http://www.iff.org.cn/php/list.php?tid=403
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