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Podcast: Closing the SDG financing gap

Masood Ahmed discusses the financing challenges related to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

On 31 October 2019, Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development, gave a lecture on the issues surrounding financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the Hertie School in Berlin. 

He said major constraints to achieving the SDGs include limited financing, inadequate infrastructure, poor quality institutions, and social norms. 

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Words of welcome were given by Mark Hallerberg, Dean of Research and Faculty and Professor of Public Management and Political Economy at the Hertie School, and the event was chaired by Inge Kaul, Inge KaulAdjunct at the Hertie School and the first director of the Human Development Report office of UNDP.