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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Thursday
Nov082018

World Data Forum – Dubai Declaration

At the end of the World Data Forum, the Dubai Declaration was presented at the 2ndWorld Data Forum to participants from national statistical offices (NSOs), other parts of national statistical systems (NSS), other data communities, government institutions, private sector, civil society organizations (CSOs), academia and media.

The Declaration stresses…

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Tuesday
Nov062018

EGM on HIV - Survey among Community & Civil Society in the Asia-Pacific region

We have received the following: 

For organizations in the Asia Pacific region,  I am sharing a short CSO survey designed to measure the progress towards the commitments in the Asia Pacific Regional Framework for Action on HIV and AIDS beyond 2015.  This is to complement a government survey administered by ESCAP. However, the CS survey aims for greater inclusivity and contains an additional question on gender, as well as opening the definition of key populations (the ESCAP definition is limited to MSM, sex workers, injecting drug users and transgender people).

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Tuesday
Nov062018

[Open Call]: Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDGs Implementation

We have received the following: 

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Tuesday
Oct302018

Save the Date: High-level briefing on The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World and The State of Food and Agriculture - 6 November 2018

On behalf of our colleagues at FAO, please find the enclosed “save the date”.

ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ | 6 November 2018, 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, José Graziano da Silva, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Gilbert Houngbo, and the Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), David Beasley, will brief Member States on The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) and The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA). The Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations, in its capacity as Chair of the Group of Friends on Food Security and Nutrition, will co-sponsor the briefing.

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