TST – Selected Follow-up and Review Processes and Platforms: An illustrative, non-exhaustive compilation – ICPD Beyond 2014 Monitoring Framework cited

At the end of the 5th session of intergovernmental negotiations, the UN Technical Support Team released a list of existing mechanisms that could be used for follow-up and review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to support discussions on the post-2015 development agenda. The document, which is entitled ‘TST – Selected Follow-up and Review Processes and Platforms: An illustrative, non-exhaustive compilation,' includes potential review mechanisms which could address cross-cutting issues.

They include, for example, the UN General Assembly, the UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) Annual Ministerial Review (AMR), the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), UN Statistical Commission, the UN Commission on Population and Development, UN Human Rights Council, and the UN regional commissions...

ICPD Beyond 2014 Monitoring Framework

Under goals 3, 5 and 10, the ICPD Beyond 2014 Monitoring Framework is cited: “ICPD Beyond 2014 Monitoring Framework as elaborated in the Secretary General’s Report on the Framework of Actions for the follow up to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 (A/69/62) resulting from the 20 year global review of the ICPD Programme of Action. 

A/RES/65/234 extended the ICPD Programme of Action beyond 2014 and a global review process was conducted resulting in a framework of actions for the follow-up to the ICPD Programme of Action.”

This monitoring framework was referred to during the Interactive session with Major Groups and other stakeholders, at the end of which Marianne Haslegrave, Director, Commonwealth Medical Trust made a brief intervention from the floor. 

Goal 5: Gender equality and women’s empowerment

There are also references under goal 5 to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), other Human Rights Treaty Bodies and the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council.

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