Thursday
Dec132018

[UN SDG Action Awards] -Calling on SDG advocacy changemakers from across the globe for the UN SDG Action Awards

Calling on SDG advocacy change makers from across the globe for the UN SDG Action Awards. 

The UN SDG Action Campaign will recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, or private sector leaders from across the globe for the most innovative, impactful and transformative initiatives building a global movement of action for the SDGs, in the second edition of the UN SDG Action Awards

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Tuesday
Dec112018

8th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs – UPDATE 4

Reclassification of Tier III indicators 

During its meeting in Stockholm the IAEG-SDGs took decisions on the reclassification of a number of Tier III indicators. The table (attached) gives an update of those that have been re-classified and those that remain in Tier III 

Changes have been highlighted in yellow. 

Table: Tier III indicators and changes made at 8thmeeting of the IAEG-SDGs (PDF)

Wednesday
Dec052018

[INVITATION] Together 2030 Special Webinar - Tomorrow: Thursday December 6, 9:30 AM (EST)

n follow up to the launch of Engaging parliaments on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs: representation, accountability and implementation – a handbook for civil society earlier in July, this Webinar intends to present the value of engaging with parliaments- its opportunities and challenges- as well as offer practical ways to engage by showcasing experiences at national level in engaging with parliaments. 

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Thursday
Nov292018

UNSG Independent Accountability Panel 2019 Report- Humanitarian Settings Call for Evidence

We have received the following:

Pleased to share that the UN Secretary-General's Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) has issued its annual Call for Evidence on the theme of accountability for women's, children's and adolescents' health and related rights in humanitarian settings, available in various languages at  https://iapewec.org/news/call_for_evidence-2019/

The deadline for submissions is February 11, 2019.

Tuesday
Nov272018

8th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs – UPDATE 3

Maciej Truszczynski of Denmark gave an update on the work of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (HLG-PCCB). The Group met twice at the time of World Development Forum (WDF). The first meeting decided on the venue for the 3rdWDF. It also discussed what could be improved, including the need for concrete outcomes. There should also be stronger involvement of policy-makers and greater outreach to  stakeholders, particularly the private sector, academia and CSOs. The Group discussed how to ensure that the WDF could have a lasting impact.

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Monday
Nov262018

8th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs – UPDATE 2

Update on latest events – Better Data and the HLPF

Yongyi Min from the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) updated participants in the IAEG-SDGs meeting on Better Data and the High-level Political Forum (HLPF), noting that it is expected to:

  • Provide political leadership, guidance and recommendations on implementation 

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Sunday
Nov252018

Invitation to #SRHRAccounTable Campaign!

We have received the following:

Dear friends, colleagues, advocates and fellow SRHR activists!

We welcome you to participate in a social media campaign for the last of the 2018 regional ICPD reviews - the midterm review of the  2013 Asian and  Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development.   

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Tuesday
Nov202018

[REGISTER NOW!]: HLPF 101 Webinar

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs invites you to attend the first webinar for Major Groups and other Stakeholders (MGoS) in a series in preparation for the 2019 High-Level Political Forum: 

HLPF 101 Introduction to the High-Level Political Forum for Major Groups and other Stakeholders

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Thursday
Nov152018

President of the General Assembly appoints co-facilitators for political declaration from HLPF

 The permanent representatives of Bahamas, Sheila Gweneth Carey, and of Sweden, Olof Skoog, have been appointed as co-facilitators for the political declaration from the two meetings of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2019.

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Wednesday
Nov142018

2018 Synthesis of Voluntary National Reviews now available!

The third annual Synthesis Report of the voluntary national reviews (VNRs) is out now! The report was coordinated by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

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