The Task Force Report is Launched!

“Digitialization must democratise the governance of finance to democratise finance itself”

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres

The final report of the Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals was launched on 26 August 2020 in New York by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres together with the Task Force Co-the two Task Force co-Chairs Achim Steiner, UNDP administrator and Maria Ramos, until recently CEO of ABSA Group.

They were joined in a panel discussion by Task Force members Patrick Njoroge, Governor, Central Bank of Kenya; Natalie Jabangwe, Chief Executive Officer, EcoCash; Eric Jing, Executive Chairman, Ant Group; and Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Vice President for Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions at the World Bank Group, moderated by Simon Zadek, head of the Task Force Secretariat.

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