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ONE DAY INTERSESSIONAL MEETING BETWEEN MAJOR GROUPS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND THE OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SDGS

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 6:40 PM

See Save the Dates for ONE DAY INTERSESSIONAL MEETING BETWEEN MAJOR GROUPS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND THE OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SDGS 22 November, 2013 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm), UN HQ, New York, NY, Conference Building Room 3.

 

The event will be an opportunity for stakeholders to put forward suggestions on how to address cross-cutting issues within the deliberations of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and for OWG Co-chairs and Member States and practitioners to exchange on practical approaches to some of the most complex questions of strategic nature that the SDGs OWG has to address. The cross-cutting issues are:

 

- Practical approaches to rights-based sustainable development goals (SDGs) that include the three dimensions of sustainable development:

- SDGs designed to eradicate poverty, mitigate inequalities and lead to inclusiveness:

- Making good governance and multi-stakeholder partnerships the building blocks of the SDGs:

- Designing SDGs that foster human and economic development within planetary boundaries:

 

See attached for more details.

 

The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) will hold its Second Session from 2-6 December 2013 in the Trusteeship Council Chamber. During this Session, an interactive multistakeholder dialogue will be organized on Thursday 5 December, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be open to all.

This interactive dialogue will be divided into two parts:

 

-a briefing from the Co-chairs on the work of the Committee, followed by questions and answers from the floor from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.;

 

-presentations from a panel composed of four representatives from NGOs, business and industry sectors and other Major Groups engaged in the Rio+20 Conference and the Financing for Development process, followed by an open discussion with the audience, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

 

Further information will be posted here: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?menu=1685

 

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