Institutional Framework for SD

UNGA President Launches Advisers' Report on Sustainable Development [viewed]

UNGA9 September 2013: The President of the UN General Assembly has released the report of his High-level Advisory Panel, titled ‘The United Nations in the Age of Sustainable Development.'

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UNDG Releases Report of Post-2015 Consultations [viewed]

The World We Want10 September 2013: The UN has released a new report compiling the results of national, global and online consultations with more than 1.3 million people on priorities for the post-2015 development agenda. Titled 'A Million Voices: The World We Want,' the report assesses the areas people see as central to the new development agenda, including inequality, governance and human rights.

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Post-2015 Environmental Sustainability Report Calls for Integrated Approaches [viewed]

The World We Want9 September 2013: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) have released the final report of the global consultation on environmental sustainability in the post-2015 development agenda. The report emphasizes the linkages between environmental sustainability and human development, and urges transformative action that integrates economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainable development. 

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IOM Highlights Migration as Growth Generator [viewed]

iomlogoAugust 2013: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has released a report on 'Migration and the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda,' addressing the role of migration in generating inclusive growth and creating employment, managing vulnerability to shocks, and mobilizing financing for development.

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G20 Leaders Adopt Declaration, Action Plan [viewed]

G20 RUSSIA9 September 2013: The Group of 20 (G20) held its annual Leaders' Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, to work towards strengthening economic growth and creating jobs. The resulting G20 Leaders' Declaration addresses: enhancing trade, financial regulation and consumer protection; promoting development for all, including through attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 development agenda; sustainable energy policy; and combating climate change.

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Event: G20 Leaders' Summit 2014 [viewed]

The Group of Twenty (G20) is a forum that assembles 19 members plus the EU, representing the world's major economies. General themes include global economy, financial regulation, poverty reduction and sustainable development. The next G20 Summit will take place in Australia, which will work as a troika in defining the next work programme in cooperation with the past (Russian Federation) and future (Turkey) hosts. The G20 members are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK and the US, as well as the EU.  

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Event: Basel COP 12, Rotterdam COP 7 and Stockholm COP 7 [viewed]

The 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention, seventh meeting of the COP to the Rotterdam Convention, and seventh meeting of the COP to the Stockholm Convention are expected to convene back-to-back in May 2015.  

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Event: Eighth Meeting of the Open Working Group on SDGs (OWG 8) [viewed]

The eighth session of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place from 3-7 February 2014, in New York, US. OWG 8 is expected to discuss: Oceans and seas, forests, biodiversity (2 days); Promoting equality, including social equity, gender equality and women's empowerment (1.5 days); and Conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and the promotion of durable peace, rule of law and governance (1.5 days).  

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Event: Sixth Meeting of the Open Working Group on SDGs (OWG 6) [viewed]

The sixth session of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place from 9-13 December 2013, in New York, US. OWG 6 is expected to discuss: Means of implementation (science and technology, knowledge-sharing and capacity building), Global partnership for achieving sustainable development (2 days); Needs of countries in special situations, African countries, LDCs, LLDCs, and SIDS as well as specific challenges facing the middle-income countries (2 days); and Human rights, the right to development, global governance (1 day).  

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Event: People's Voices Series: Anti-Corruption, Poverty, and Post-2015 [viewed]

The World We Want Policy and Strategy Group will host the sixth interactive session of the People's Voices Series, on the topic of 'Anti-Corruption, Poverty, and Post-2015,' on 17 December 2013. The session will include video testimonies, a discussion on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 development agenda, and a question-and-answer session. The event will feature and respond to people's voices on ideas for global development, corruption, and ending poverty.  

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