People’s General Assembly 2014
IISD: Post-2015 Policy & Practice – Note Calendar
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- As shared by Leida Rijnhout, a summary by IISD of the OWG 7 proceedings is attached which includes a ‘discussion on the way forward’ that outlines the options presented by the Co-Chairs for the next phase of the OWG’s work, March – July 2014.
OWG Co-Chairs announce the dates for five formal decision-making sessions in 2014: http://www.un-ngls.org/
- Once the modalities for the participation of Major Groups/Stakeholders are decided, we will let you know.
- Dates: 3-7 March; 31 March – 4 April; 5-9 May; 2-6 June; 14-18 July
Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on SD Financing (ICESDF): http://
- A steering committee has been constituted for the duration of the work of the ICESDF to play the role of interface between the ICESDF and non-state actors. An explanation of its role and the names of the eight members comprised of representatives of the Major Groups and FfD Process may be found here under the tab “stakeholder inputs”: http://
- Each ICESDF session will include an interactive multistakeholder dialogue.
- Third Session: 3 – 7 March
- Fourth Session: 12 – 16 May
- Fifth Session: 4 – 8 August
HLPF agrees on theme & meeting date: http://post2015.iisd.
- Theme: ‘The MDGs and Charting the Way for an Ambitious Post-2015 Development Agenda, Including the SDGs’
- Five days of non-ministerial meetings will be held from 30 June-3 July 2014, and the high-level aspect of the Forum will be held from 7-9 July 2014.
- On 6 February, an interactive briefing between the President of the General Assembly and civil society will take place from 1:00-3:00pm in the ECOSOC chamber at UN Headquarters. More details will be available shortly.
- The first Thematic Debate, on “Water, sanitation and sustainable energy in the post-2015 development agenda,” will take place on 18-19 February.
- The first High-Level Event, on “Contributions of women, the young and civil society to the post-2015 development agenda,” will take place on 6-7 March, in advance of the fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
- The second Thematic Debate, on the “Role of partnerships and their contributions to the Post 2105 development agenda,” will take place on 8-9 April.
- The third Thematic Debate, on “Ensuring Peaceful and Stable Societies,” will take place on 24-25 April.
- The second High-Level Event, on “Contributions of South-South, North-South and triangular cooperation and information and communication technologies for development to the post-2015 development agenda,” will take place on 20-21 May.
- The third High-Level Event, “Human rights and the rule of law in the post-2015 development agenda,” will be held on 17-18 June.
Your Comments on the Themes of the High Level Youth Policy Dialogue on SDGs
- Sustainable Development Goals in Context: What Role and Opportunities for African Youth?
- Full employment and access to decent work
- Education for Sustainable Development: African Youth Perspective
- Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development.
- Youth Civic Engagement, Peacebuilding and Political Participation
- Health and HIV/AIDS.
- Youth in the Age of Information Communications Technology and Innovations.
- Sustainable environment and addressing climate change.
- Assessing the AU African Youth Decade Plan of Action in the Context of AU Agenda 2063
- African Common Position on Post-2015 Agenda: Youth Key Asks
- African Youth and African Diaspora: A Dialogue Across Continents
- Youth and the Media
- Young + Aged Solidarity Dialogue: Integrating youth and older people into the Post 2015 Agenda Framework.