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September 24, 2020

Launch of the Interim Report of the High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity for Achieving the 2030 Agenda


High-Level Launch Event and Panel Discussion

24 September 2020, 12.00 - 14.30 (UTC) / 8.00 – 10.30 (EDT)

via WebEx Event, see video on this page, on YouTube, or on UN WebTV

The event was convened to present the interim report of the FACTI Panel, which identifies the major gaps in implementation and the systemic shortcomings of the existing international frameworks for tax cooperation, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering. It will provide a high-level forum for discussing the priority actions for addressing the identified challenges, particularly in light of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on progress toward the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The event brought the FACTI Panel chairs together with high-level representatives from Member States. It also fostered a discussion amongst civil society, international institutions, academia and the business sector to explore the issues highlighted in the FACTI Panel’s interim report.

The event consisted of two parts: a high-level segment and a moderated panel discussion among invited speakers with a brief interactive dialogue. Below are some of the statements submitted to the FACTI Panel secretariat. Additional statements are online: