Tuesday
Jan152019

HRC intersessional meeting: States to discuss synergies between human rights and the 2030 Agenda [16 January 2019]

States to discuss synergies between human rights and the 2030 Agenda

GENEVA (11 January 2019) – A meeting mandated by the Human Rights Council is set to explore synergies between the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and human rights in Geneva on 16 January.

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Sunday
Jan132019

Deadlines for Regional Forums and HLPF

The dates and deadlines for the forums and HLPF, which has the theme Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality are set out below. The SDGs under review this year are education (SDG4), decent work (SDG8), inequality (SDG10), climate change (SDG13), peace (SDG16), and Means of Implementation (SDG17).

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Tuesday
Jan082019

Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE region (21-22 March 2019, Geneva)

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region will be held on Thursday, 21 March, and Friday, 22 March 2019, at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG). The Regional Forum will be aligned with the theme of the 2019 High-level Political Forum: "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality".

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Thursday
Jan032019

2019 – a critical year for staying on-track to realize SDGs

As stated in the UN DESA Voice, 2019 will be a critical year for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Two High-level Political Forums will take place: one in July under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which will complete its first cycle; and one in September at the summit level under the auspices of the General Assembly.

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Thursday
Dec202018

Deadline Extended to 1 April 2019: IAP Report on Accountability in Humanitarian Settings - Call for Evidence

On behalf of the UN Secretary-General's Independent Accountability Panel for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent (IAP), we would like to inform you that the deadline for submissions in response to the Call for Evidence for the next IAP Report on the theme of accountability for women's, children's and adolescents' health in humanitarian settings has been extended to 1 April 2019.  

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Wednesday
Dec192018

8th meeting of the IAEG-SDGs – UPDATE 5

Presentation of outcome of tier reclassification based on data availability (Tier I and Tier II indicators)

The recommendations (below) were accepted for reclassification of the following targets from Tier Ito Tier II:

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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.