2030 Agenda and Development Cooperation

Preliminary policy areas*:

  • COVID-19 and SDGs achievements in low- and middle-income countries
  • The role of the multilateral development system in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Integrated approaches to public and private finance to support sustainable development: the role of existing financial frameworks
  • Beyond official development assistance: a new global architecture for aid
  • Private sector engagement for SDGs
  • SDG’s strategies for gender equality and women empowerment in low-and middle-income countries
  • 2030 Agenda and debt relief
  • Global recovery initiatives and the implementation of SDGs

*Please note that Task Forces’ priorities may be subject to changes/integrations until Task Forces’ co-chairs and members are fully identified

Lead Co-Chair:

Stefano Manservisi

IAI Scientific Advisor; Chair of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund – GCERF, and Special Advisor to Commissioner Gentiloni


Carlo Andrea Bollino 

Professor of Economics – University of Perugia

Homi Kharas 

Senior Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Sustainable Development, Brookings Institution

Ivonne Lobos Alva  

Lead Research Fellow for work on the Sustainable Development Goals – SEI Latin America

Yose Rizal Damuri  

Head of the Department of Economics – Center for Strategic and International Studies

Elizabeth Sidiropoulous 

Chief Executive – The South African Institute of International Affairs


Daniele Fattibene

Research Fellow (IAI)