69th General Debate Continues Discussion of Post-2015 Agenda, Highlights Biodiversity, SIDS Issues

 

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Latest News – 26 September 2014

69th General Debate Continues Discussion of Post-2015 Agenda, Highlights Biodiversity, SIDS Issues

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25_September 2015: During the second day of the general debate for the 69th UN General Assembly (UNGA), speakers focused on the post-2015 development agenda and climate change, as well as issues related to international security and UN reform. Several speakers identified development enablers, with many emphasizing that sustainable development cannot be achieved without peace and security. continued…

 

UNIDO, UN Global Compact Launch Report of Post-2015 Dialogue

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24_September 2014: The UN Global Compact and the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held a high-level briefing and panel discussion to launch the synthesis report from global consultations on engaging the private sector in the post-2015 development agenda. The event took place at UN Headquarters in New York, US, on 24 September 2014, as part of the 69th UN General Assembly’s high-level week. continued…

 

UN-Led Initiative Considers Disaster Resilience Financial Reporting

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24_September 2014: During the UN Climate Summit, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the World Economic Forum (WEF) and other partners, including Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, Swiss Re, Willis Group Holdings and the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP), launched the ‘Integrating Risks into the Financial System: The 1-in-100 Initiative.’ continued…

 

Regional Ministerial Consultation Outlines Roles in Accountability Framework

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23_September 2014: Participants at the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regional Ministerial Consultation agreed that a monitoring and accountability framework should be an integral part of the post-2015 development agenda’s formulation. The meeting, which took place from 15-16 September 2014, in Geneva, Switzerland, addressed the roles of global, regional, national and local levels within a multi-layered architecture and adaption and integration of existing mechanisms. continued…

 

Sustainable Development Policy & Practice Calendar: Current & Upcoming Events

69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 69)

New York City, US

16 Sep – 1 Oct

Green Standards Week

Beijing, China

22 Sep – 26 Sep

Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Carpathian Convention (COP 4)

Mikulov, Czech Republic

23 Sep – 26 Sep

First Meeting of Independent Expert Advisory Group on Data Revolution (IEAG)

New York City, US

25 Sep – 26 Sep

Africa and a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda

New York City, US

26 Sep

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety COP-MOP 7

Pyeongchang, Gangwon (Kangwon-do), Republic of Korea

29 Sep – 3 Oct

Symposium on Integrating Sustainability into the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Tokyo, Japan

2 Oct

Integrating Migration into Development: Diaspora as a Development Enabler

Rome, Lazio, Italy

2 Oct – 3 Oct

Second UN Conference on LLDCs – PrepCom 2

New York City, US

2 Oct – 3 Oct

CBD COP 12

Pyeongchang, Gangwon (Kangwon-do), Republic of Korea

6 Oct – 17 Oct

75th Session of the UNECE Committee on Housing and Land Management

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland

8 Oct – 9 Oct

Fourth Climate Change and Development Conference (CCDA-IV)

Marrakesh, Marrakech, Morocco

8 Oct – 10 Oct

2014 Annual Meetings of World Bank and IMF

Washington D.C., US

10 Oct – 12 Oct

Cities Biodiversity Summit

Pyeongchang, Gangwon (Kangwon-do), Republic of Korea

12 Oct – 14 Oct

Asia Urban Futures Workshop

Bangkok (Krung Thep), Thailand

14 Oct – 15 Oct

 

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