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Post-2015 resources round-up

Ninth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The International Institute for Sustainable Development tracks discussions of the ninth session of the OWG of the UNGA in New York on Sustainable Development Goals from March 3rd-5th. Click the link above to read the daily … Continue reading

OWG releases ‘Focus Areas’ document and wants your feedback!

A document describing 19 focus areas for the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been released by the Open Working Group (OWG) co-chairs. The 19 areas are: poverty eradication, food security and nutrition, health and population dynamics, education, gender equality and women’s empowerment, water and sanitation, energy, economic growth, industrialization, infrastructure, employment and decent work … Continue reading

From stocktaking to negotiation

Written by Saskia Hollander, on The Broker Online: “Now that the eighth and final stocktaking session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has taken place, the more ‘friendly’ phase of the post-2015 process seems to have come to an end. The OWG member states’ overall emphasis on the need for … Continue reading

Want to End Poverty? Tackle Inequality First

Written by Erik Solheim, Chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee on the World Economic Forum blog. “There is broad support for the idea to set a global goal to end extreme poverty by 2030, as recent international conferences such as the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos and the ongoing consultations on the post-2015 agenda … Continue reading

OWG releases ‘Focus Areas’ document

A document describing 19 focus areas for the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been released by the Open Working Group (OWG) co-chairs. The 19 areas are: poverty eradication, food security and nutrition, health and population dynamics, education, gender equality and women’s empowerment, water and sanitation, energy, economic growth, industrialization, infrastructure, employment and decent work … Continue reading

Hot, Warm and Cooling Topics on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Written by Prof. Richard Heeks, Director, Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester, on the ICTs for Development blog: “The analysis presented in my previous blog entry helped understand the post-2015 development agenda.  But it was static, giving no sense of the dynamics and trends within that agenda.  Those dynamics are important to all development … Continue reading

Event: Defeating AIDS — Advancing global health in post-2015

UNAIDS is holding an event on February 13th in London, UK to discuss the AIDS response in the future development framework. Read the event description below: “The Commission To bring this debate to the global arena, The UNAIDS and Lancet Commission: Defeating AIDS — Advancing global health has been established. Through a dynamic programme of think-tank consultations, … Continue reading

Why is Sustainable Management of Oceans, Forests and Biodiversity a Population Issue?

Written by Deepa Pullanikkatil on the Population Action blog: “‘We need to protect our oceans as if our lives depend on it, because they do.’ That was the message brought by Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic to last week’s Eighth Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) at the United Nations, where … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources and news round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: Workshop on Governance and the SDGs A workshop on “Governance ‘of’ and ‘for’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” took place on February 1st 2014 in New York. Sponsored by the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Earth System Governance Project, … Continue reading

Summary of OWG 8

The eighth session of the Open Working Group (OWG 8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from the 3rd to 7th of February 2014, at UN HQ in New York. It was the final “stocktaking” session. The meeting addressed the following issues: oceans and seas, forests, and biodiversity; promoting equality, including social equity, gender … Continue reading

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