Advocacy Toolkit: Influencing the post-2015 development agenda

The SD2015 partners have produced a toolkit for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to equip you with relevant information and tools to enable you to develop and implement an effective post-2015 advocacy strategy. You can either follow its step-by-step approach or simply consult the tips, tools and case studies most relevant to your existing activities.

New tool to aid the design and assessment of sustainable development goals and targets

A new tool has been developed to help governments and other stakeholders to create and choose ambitious and effective sustainable development goals (SDGs) and targets, which fulfil the commitments made by world leaders at Rio+20.

Preparatory materials for the 11th session of the OWG on SDGs

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and its secretariat have released a number of documents in preperation for its 11th session taking place from 5-9 May at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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.

Summary of the 10th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals held its 10th session from March 31-April 4 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The five day meeting sought to create more focused preferences, as stated throughout 'a year-long stocktaking period', to produce a report on preferred SDGs and targets. During the session Major Groups and other stakeholders commented and gave feedback on a revised list of 19 Focus Areas, possible targets relating to each (based on discussions at OWG-9 in March) and discussed ways of going forward for its last three sessions.