Update on Indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals

The last remaining componenet of the Sustainable Development Goals still to be decided is on Indicators. This past week in Bangkok, Thailand, the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustaianble Development Goals (IAEG-SDGs) met to finalise a data framework that can be used to measure progress towards the acheivement of the 17 universal goals and 169 targets.

Findings from Stakeholder Consultation on The High Level Political Forum

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is proposed as the institutional “home” for follow-up and review of the post-2015 development agenda; and therefore presents a critical entry-point to ensure delivery of the post-2015 agenda and sustainable development more broadly.

Post-2015 Summit Side Event: Civil Society Meeting: What Happens After September 2015?

How can global civil society work together on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the coming 15 years?

Civil Society Meeting: What Happens After September 2015?

When: 28 September 2015, 8:30 (Breakfast) 9:00-12:00 (Meeting)
Where: Open Society Foundations, 224 W 57th St, New York

How can global civil society work together on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the coming 15 years?

Post-2015 Summit Side Event: Engagement at the Global Level: The Role of MGoS in the UN System, Including the High Level Political Forum

When: Saturday 26 Sept, 11:00-13:00
Where: UN Church Centre

The Post-2015 draft outcome document requests the Secretary-General to prepare a report in preparation for the 2016 meeting of the HLPF “which outlines critical milestones towards coherent, efficient and inclusive follow-up and review at the global level” and “clarifies institutional responsibilities and provides guidance on annual themes, on a sequence of thematic reviews, and on options for periodic reviews for the HLPF.” Participants will consider recommendations on how the MGoS will coordinate their engagement in the modalities of the HLPF as well as other UN bodies, programmes and specialized agencies in the implementation, review and monitoring of the SDGs.