Revised focus areas of the Open Working Group on SDGs

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released their revised focus areas for the post-2015 global goals. The detailed document now contains 16 focus areas, which is three less than the original document which was released in March. The report does not constitute a zero draft of the report that the group will submit to the General Assembly, it is instead meanto to guide the forthcoming sessions of the OWG to identify possible SDGs and accompanying targets.

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The focus areas of the revised and orginal documents are provided below:

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1. Poverty eradication, building shared prosperity and promoting equality

1. Poverty eradication

2. Sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition 2. Food security and nutrition
3. Health and population dynamics 3. Health and population dynamics
4. Education and life-long learning 4. Education
5. Gender equality and women’s empowerment 5. Gender equality and women’s empowerment
6. Water and sanitation 6. Water and sanitation
7. Energy 7. Energy
8. Economic growth, employment and infrastructure 8. Economic Growth
9. Industrialization and promoting equality among nations 9. Industrialization
10. Sustainable cities and human settlements 10. Employment and decent work for all
11. Sustainable Consumption and Production 11. Promoting equality
12. Climate change 12. Sustainable cities and human settlements
13. Conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, oceans and seas 13. Sustainable Consumption and Production
14. Ecosystems and biodiversity 14. Climate
15. Means of implementation/Global partnership for sustainable development 15. Marine resources, oceans and seas
16. Peaceful and inclusive societies, rule of law and capable institutions 16. Ecosystems and biodiversity
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18. Means of implementation
19. Peaceful and non-violent societies, capable institutions
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The next session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals will be held from 5-9 May at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

 

 

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