Consultations Post-2015 Briefings

 

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IISD:  Report on Post 2015 Session

 Dear Community of Educators,

To learn more about the last session on “Stocktaking”  from the Post2015 negotiations:
We welcome  you comments and insights as we prepare for the February sessions.
All the best,
Pam Puntenney and Bremley Lyngdoh
UN SD Education Caucus Co-Chairs

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Update: Summit Negotiatio​ns, UN SG Synthesis Report, Regional Comm Mtgs

Next Informal Consultations on Post-2015 Summit Negotiations (including dates of meetings) For your information please, the next informal consultations on the outcome of the Summit on the post-2015 development agenda will be held on Wednesday, 3 December 2014, from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00, in the Trusteeship Council Chamber. A letter from the President of the General Assembly, dated 14 November 2014, that includes a proposed schedule of meetings Jan-July is available at http://www.un.org/pga/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/11/141114_post-2015-agenda.pdf

UNSG Briefing on Synthesis Report (webcast) The Secretary-General will brief Member States on his synthesis report on Thursday, 4 December, at 10 a.m. in the General Assembly Hall. The meeting is open to civil society representatives with valid annual access badges. The meeting will also be webcast. An advance version of the report will be released  in English only on the same day. The following letter of the President of the General Assembly refers: http://www.un.org/pga/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/12/281114_special-event-follow-up-achieving-mdg1.pdf

Regional Commission Meeting Dates ECA: RFSD to be held in late March or early April 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  ECE: RFSD to be held on 14-16 April 2015 in the context of ECE Commission Session, Geneva, Switzerland. (http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=35851#/.)  ECLAC: RFSD to be held in early April 2015, Santiago, Chile (?)  ESCWA: RFSD to be held on  April 2015 (date and venue tbc).  ESCAP: Asia Pacific Forum on SD (APFSD) to be held on 21 and 22 May 2015, just prior to the annual session of the Commission starting on 25 May; Bangkok, Thailand (?)  

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