Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals releases latest version of Zero Draft

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released a refined version of their Zero Draft, which contains 17 proposed goals. For a comparison between the orignal and latest versions of the document, please consult the table below:

Briefing Note on the Second Session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

In preperation for the second session of the High-Level Political Forum, scheduled from 30 June - 8 July, 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York, Stakeholder Forum has produced a briefing note on the body's role, remit, schedule of work and means of stakeholder engagement. This informative document will help interested stakeholders become familiar with the HLPF, which will act as the new institutional home and highest level body for sustainable development within the UN system. Download the briefing note here.

12th Session of the Open Working Group on SDGs

Last week, the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals convened its twelth session at UN headquarters in New York. Unlike the previous sessions, delegates met in informal sessions to consider a selection of the most up to date proposed goals. As a follow-up to the meeting, the Co-Chairs of the OWG will be producing an updated version of its zero draft, which is scheduled to be released on 30 June. It is envisioned that it will be a more succinct and focused document with fewer targets.

OWG on SDGs releases zero draft of proposed goals and targets

The Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals have released their much anticipated Zero Draft, which contains a proposal for goals and targets to succeed the Millennium Development Goals in 2015. The goals are as follows:

The United Nations Development Group launches 'Dialogues on Implementation' of the post-2015 development agenda

The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) has launched ''Dialogues on Implementation' of the Post-2015 development agenda, starting in 50 countries.