This report is an independent scientific review of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, as submitted to the UN General Assembly by the UN Open Working Group (OWG). It is a unique tool designed primarily for negotiators, technical support teams and other actors engaged in defining a universal, integrated and transformational set of global goals and targets for sustainable development and the political declaration on the post-2015 development Agenda.
- 03 August 2015
- 08 June 2015 to 10 June 2015
The Ministerial Meeting of African Least Developed Countries (LDCs) will be held on 8, 9 and 10 June 2015 in the context of the Expo Milano 2015, the universal exhibition that Italy will host from May to October 2015 on the theme: “Feeding the Planet – Energy for Life”.
- 25 March 2015 to 31 March 2015
The 8th Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development will take place from 25-31 March 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference will tackle the theme, Implementing Agenda 2063 - Planning, Mobilizing and Financing for Development in a Ministerial segment from 30-31 March 2015, which will be preceded by an expert’s segment from 26-27 March.
- 17 March 2015
- 17 March 2015
The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) Planning Workshop, organised in close co-ordination with the Global Partnership Co-Chairs, was co-hosted by the European Commission, the NEPAD Agency Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness and the Asia-Pacific Regional Development Effectiveness Facility.
- 05 February 2015
The GPEDC Planning Workshop, organised in close co-ordination with the Global Partnership Co-Chairs, was co-hosted by the European Commission, the NEPAD Agency Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness and the Asia-Pacific Regional Development Effectiveness Facility.
- 25 September 2015 to 27 September 2015
The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly.
The final round of UN General Assembly discussions on the adoption of new post-2015 ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) begins in the third week of January and continues with weeklong debates every month through July. The SDGs are to be adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York from 25-27 September 2015.
Venue: UN Headquarters, New York
- 30 November 2015 to 11 December 2015
COP20, held in Lima in 2014, laid the ground for work ahead of COP21 in Paris.
In 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015”.
- 13 July 2015 to 16 July 2015
The scope of the Conference is set out in General Assembly resolutions 68/204 and 68/279, and will focus on:
(1) assessing the progress made in the implementation of the Monterrey Consensus and the Doha Declaration and identifying obstacles and constraints encountered in the achievement of the goals and objectives agreed therein, as well as actions and initiatives to overcome these constraints;
(2) addressing new and emerging issues, including in the context of the recent multilateral efforts to promote international development cooperation, taking into account:
- 15 April 2015 to 17 April 2015
The objective of the conference is to discuss new and enduring questions in development finance for Low-Income Developing Countries. The conference will include paper presentations, a policy panel, and a keynote address by Professor Jeffrey Sachs (The Earth Institute, Columbia University).
Sustainable development in Low-Income Developing Countries requires a scaling up of investment in physical and social infrastructure. The post-2015 development agenda will require innovative strategies aimed at catalyzing domestic and external financing from the official and private sectors.