South Korea: ‘Tackling inequality, partnerships key to new development era’


The international community should continue to capitalize on political will and diversify funding sources through partnerships to achieve inclusive growth going forward, experts said Wednesday.

Some 400 policymakers, academics and relief workers from around the world gathered for the Seoul ODA International Conference hosted by the Foreign Ministry and the Korea International Cooperation Agency.

Under the theme “Looking Back and Moving Forward,” the two-day event sought to explore better ways to enforce the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations last year as a new global development agenda for the next 15 years, based on lessons from its predecessor, the Millennium Development Goals.

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