Stakeholder Participation

Global Green Growth Forum Discusses Production and Consumption, Launches Partnerships [viewed]

3gf22 October 2014: The Fourth Global Green Growth Forum (3GF2014) explored key related questions and launched or leveraged 11 collaborative partnerships. The Forum, which brought together over 500 leaders and decision makers from governments, cities, businesses, finance and civil society, explored actions needed for promoting sustainable production and consumption for a greener economy under the theme ‘Changing Production and Consumption Patterns through Transformative Action.'

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IEAG Receives Several Hundred Comments on Draft Report on Data Revolution [viewed]

data-recolution-group27 October 2014: The UN Secretary-General's Independent Expert Advisory Group on a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development (IEAG) issued a draft of its report, solicited comments during a public consultation period, and is now finalizing the report for publication. It will be shared on 6 November 2014, following a presentation to the UN Secretary-General.

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Chairs Summarize Six Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Dialogues on SIDS [viewed]

sids-conference-20148 October 2014: The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) included six multi-stakeholder partnership dialogues aimed at launching new partnerships, sharing successes, and documenting progress on key issues important to SIDS' sustainable development. Summaries from the dialogues' Chairs, issued as a UN General Assembly document of 8 October 2014, highlight the array of partnerships committed to at the conference.

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Event: Informal Interactive Hearings with Civil Society for Third Conference on FfD [viewed]

This informal interactive hearing with civil society and the business sector is part of the preparatory process for the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD).  

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Event: Fifth Global Gathering of The Access Initiative [viewed]

The Fifth Global Gathering of The Access Initiative (TAI) will focus on the theme, ‘Using Information, Data and Technology to Protect Forests and Strengthen the Rights of Forest Dependent Communities'. The global gathering will bring together partners, civil society organizations and community and indigenous leaders to discuss innovations and capacity building on key themes related to environmental governance.  

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First African Mountains Regional Forum Adopts Arusha Outcomes [viewed]

amrf27 October 2014: The First African Mountains Regional Forum (AMRF) addressed the theme ‘Towards a Shared Mountain Agenda for Africa.' Participants adopted the Arusha Outcomes, which are aimed to raise the profile of the African sustainable mountain development (SMD) agenda.

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GEF Council CSO Consultation Discusses Gender Policy, Public Involvement [viewed]

GEF27 October 2014: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council consultation meeting with civil society organizations (CSOs) gathered approximately 150 participants to focus on four topics: a dialogue with the GEF CEO; gender mainstreaming and public involvement in GEF projects; the work of the GEF-CSO Network; and CSO engagement in the sixth replenishment of the GEF (GEF-6).

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UN-Water Reports on Stakeholder Dialogue on Water-Energy-Food Nexus, Post-2015 Agenda [viewed]

un-waterOctober 2014: UN-Water released a summary report from its fifth annual UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue, which convened under the theme ‘Water, Energy and Food Nexus and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.' The report describes the dialogue's sessions on UN-Water activities on water and energy, the water, energy and food nexus and the post-2015 agenda, and a high-level panel discussion on the integration of the water, energy and food security nexus in the post-2015 agenda.

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FAO, IFAD, WFP Launch Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction [viewed]

WFP FAO IFAD24 October 2014: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) launched a digital platform to tackle food loss during a side event to the 41st session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), which took place in Rome, Italy, on 13 October 2014. The platform allows stakeholders to share best practices and access resources on food loss reduction and post-harvest management.

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Event: UNGA/ECOSOC Meeting on Renewed Partnership for Development [viewed]

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) Second Committee (Economic and Financial) and the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will host a joint meeting, on 28 October 2014, to discuss 'A Renewed Global Partnership for Development'.  

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