#FFD3 - #Action2015

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

The ILO Director-General, leaders and finance ministers from across the world, the UN system, international organizations, civil society and the private sector gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13 to 16 July 2015 for high-level discussions on sustainable development and the way forward for development financing in the post-2015 era. Read more on the outcome and ILO's participation


  1. © Shari Nijman

    Addis Financing for Development Conference prioritizes decent work

    The Addis Ababa Action Agenda, provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda to be adopted at the U.N. General Assembly this September.

Big issues in brief

  1. Video interview

    Social protection is an investment that pays dividends

    Stephen Pursey talks about how social protection lifts people out of poverty and leads to healthier, better educated and more productive communities.

  2. Video interview

    Youth employment is on everybody's minds

    Stephen Pursey talks about the challenge of high-levels of youth unemployment and how it can be tackled.