Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development

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Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development
Secretariat France Paris, France
Membership
  • 55 member states
  • 4 observer states
  • 16 international
     organizations
  • Several NGOs
Leaders
 -  Secretary General Julien Meimon
Establishment
 -  as the "Leading Group
on Solidarity Levies to
Fund Development"

1 March 2006 
 -  as current name June 2009 
Website
http://www.leadinggroup.org

The Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development is a global platform made up of 55 member countries with differing levels of development, operating alongside international organisations and NGOs. Formerly known as the Leading Group on Solidarity Levies to Fund Development, the Leading Group seeks to promote the implementation and definition of innovative financing mechanisms around the world.

Formed in 2006, the Leading Group is coordinated by the Permanent Secretariat which is located in Paris at the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.

Membership[edit]

The following countries are currently members of the Leading Group:

Algeria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Djibouti, Ethiopia, European Commission, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Spain, Togo, and Uruguay.

The following countries serve as observer countries in the Leading Group:

Austria, China, Egypt and Romania

The following international organisations are currently members of the Leading Group:

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