Davos 2019

The UN Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals holds its inaugural meeting on Wednesday 23 January 2019 at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Task Force members have spent the past several months commissioning research and sharing ideas to understand the digital revolution’s implications for finance. We want to see how the remaking of the world’s financial systems—a process already well underway—can be put to use to advance the Sustainable Development Goals. We want to see where digitalization can make a beneficial difference, and what the priorities should be. Davos is where the Task Force comes together for its first in-person working session. Task Force members and the secretariat team will also be attending and speaking at other related sessions during the Forum. We will be reporting throughout the week.