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
- 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.
- 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
- 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:
- 27 June 2014
- 25 March 2014 to 30 April 2014
THEME: Industrialization for sustainable and inclusive development in Africa
- 30 May 2013
The broad international Panel was set up in 2012. It is co-chaired by H.E. Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia. Other African members are Prof. Fulbert Amoussouga Gero (Benin), Mrs. Graça Machel (Mozambique), Ms. Betty Maina (Kenya), and Ms. Okonjo-Iweala (Nigeria). Revently, the Panel released “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development,” which sets out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme poverty from the face of the earth by 2030, and deliver on the promise of sustainable development.
- 14 September 2011 to 16 September 2011
A dynamic platform to Mobilize African resources and Green Industries for Sustainable Development Investments across the continent Africa supplies 40 per cent of the world’s natural resources and accounts for less than 3 per cent of carbon emission.
All nations on their path to achieving economic growth and dominance have and continue to include Africa in their wealth building equation. Hence, Africa the world’s supplier is ripe for a global paradigm shift, towards value adding green investment opportunities through:
- 20 July 2012
Sound intervention identification, design, appraisal and implementation hold the key to funding any initiative. The character of donor funding has changed fundamentally from peripheral social responsibility to mainstream value creation. The delivery of value-for-money amid increasing competition for available resources is crucial to the sustained viability of any intervention
- 21 November 2011
Innovation to implementation: New knowledge frontiers