Post 2015 / SDG

The 2010 High-level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly on the MDGs requested the Secretary-General to initiate thinking on a post-2015 development agenda and include recommendations in his annual report on efforts to accelerate MDG progress. As well, the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development initiated an inclusive intergovernmental process to prepare a set of sustainable development goals (SDGs). There is broad agreement on the need for close linkages between the two processes to arrive at one global development agenda for the post-2015 period, with sustainable development at its centre.

The Economic and Social Council will play a major role in the preparations, monitoring and implementation of a post-2015 development agenda through the Annual Ministerial Review (AMR), as well as the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) on the possible features of a renewed global partnership for development in the post-2015 setting, and characteristics of a monitoring and accountability framework.

The Secretary-General established the UN System Task Team on the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda. Chaired by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme, the team brings together the efforts of more than 60 UN agencies and international organizations.Two reports have been issued by this group.

In July 2012, the Secretary-General launched his High-level Panel of Eminent Persons to provide guidance and recommendations on the post-2015 development agenda. The panel is chaired by the Presidents of Indonesia and Liberia and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Its 27 members include representatives from the private sector, academia, civil society and local authorities. The Panel has published its report “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” in May 2013.

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19 Nov 2016
Geneva, 26 Oct (Kanaga Raja) -- A global alliance of civil society organisations (CSOs) and networks on 24 October presented a report assessing the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as highlighting some of the structural obstacles and challenges to its achievement.
20 Oct 2016
Civil Society Reflection Group Report Launch: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016
20 Sep 2016
Reflexiones para la implementación del Consenso de Montevideo sobre Población y Desarrollo
20 Sep 2016
Some reflections for the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development
24 Aug 2016

A very clear short report on the HLPF – the main global accountability mechanism for Agenda 2030 and the SDGs. Written by Global Policy Forum’s Jens Martens.

11 Aug 2016
This issue five authors examine the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus.
  • Learning and Reflection on the Montevideo Consensus
  • Implementing the Montevideo Consensus on SRHR
  • Advances and Challenges in Implementing the Montevideo Consensus – experience from Caribbean region
  • Why regional agreements can go further than global ones?
  • Montevideo Consensus: Side Event at CPD49 2016
We give some space to our DAWN alumnae: two graduates of DAWN training institutes write about their passions. 
There are also latest updates on two of our research projects and the PEG team give us a snippet from an upcoming paper being written on Illicit Financial Flows.
Ayesh Imam gives us an excerpt from her Keynote speech at the inaugural joint conference of the American Anthropological Association and African Studies Association “Innovation, transformation and sustainable futures in Africa”.
And photos from a public forum DAWN held in Montevideo in November, 2015 as well as events at CSW60 and CPD49.
12 Jul 2016

Report by the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

08 Jul 2016

Invitation to HLPF 2016 Side Event: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development A Good or Bad Start?
Civil Society Reflection Group Report Launch: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016
Date: July 11, 2016, 6:15-7:30 pm
Venue: Conference Room D in the UN Conference Building, New York

30 Mar 2016

Presentation delivered by Nicole Bidegain Ponte at the Side-event "How to hold the powerful accountable in the 2030 Agenda. Roundtable discussion on monitoring, review and SDG indicators"

04 Mar 2016

Roundtable discussion on monitoring, review and SDG indicators
8 March 2016, 1-3 pm
Baha'i International Community, 866 UN Plaza, New York


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