65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference on 2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda

Following the release of the reports of the Open Working Group and the Experts Committee on SD Financing this summer, the SD2015 partners invite you to prepare for the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference on "2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda" taking place at UN HQ (NY), 27-29 August 2014.

Next dates and programme for second High Level Political Forum meeting

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) will hold it's second meeting on agenda setting for the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at UN Headquarters in New York, 30 June - 9 July, with evening meetings on 30 June and 1 July. It will be the first meeting overseen by The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Latest input into the Open Working Group on SDGs

The UN Division for Sustainable Development has issued a compilation of Major Groups' input into the Open Working Groups (OWG) 11th session. The statements and input documented detail stakeholders' suggested additions to the Working Document and amendments to proposed goals and targets.

Summary of the 11th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals held its 11th session from the 5-9 May at the UN Headquarters in New York. On the last day of the five day meeting delegates commented on several focus areas: Means of implementation (MOI)/Global partnership for sustainable development; and Peaceful and inclusive societies, rule of law and capable institutions.

Advocacy Toolkit: Influencing the post-2015 development agenda

The SD2015 partners have produced a toolkit for civil society and other stakeholder organisations, coalitions and individuals that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It aims to equip you with relevant information and tools to enable you to develop and implement an effective post-2015 advocacy strategy. You can either follow its step-by-step approach or simply consult the tips, tools and case studies most relevant to your existing activities.