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UN-NGLS presents Issue #10 of The 2015 Post

arton4576.jpgUN-NGLS presents Issue #10 of The 2015 Post, available here



UN-NGLS Reporting

1. Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner returns home from UN Climate Summit to tidal floods in Marshall Islands, launches disaster relief fund

2. Alina Saba of Nepal and Agnes Kinaka of Papua New Guinea reflect on their participation in the UN Climate Summit

3. President of the General Assembly appoints Co-Facilitators of negotiations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

4. Preparations begin for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development

5. Update on Regional Economic Commission Consultations on a Post-2015 Accountability Framework

6. Update on the work of the UN Secretary-General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

7. World Conference on Indigenous Peoples: Moving Forward in Realizing Rights of Indigenous Peoples (22-23 September)

8. Building on the Cairo Consensus: 20-year Review of the International Conference on Population and Development Beyond 2014 (22 September)

9. ILO and Ford Foundation high-level event: Placing decent work at the heart of the development agenda (23 September)

10. Event on “Strengthening the Post-2015 Agenda - Voices of Experience from the Front Line” calls for higher level of ambition in the post-2015 agenda, identifies red flags (24 September)

11. EATx event at UNHQ explores causal links between the world’s food systems, sustainable development and global health (24 September)

12. Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) as a means of implementing sustainable development: First meeting of the International Leading Group on SSE (22 September)

13. European Regional Ministerial Consultation "Monitoring and Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda - The Regional Dimension" (15-16 September)

14. UN-NGLS and ETC Group side event explores "A Critical Link in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Technology Access and Assessment" (12 September)

15. General Assembly: High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (11-12 September)

16. Summary of the 10 September meeting between the President of the General Assembly and Civil Society Organizations in advance of the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Views from the UN and Civil Society

1. UN-NGLS interviews Margareta Wahlstrm, Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, on the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

2. “An Appeal to heal the Earth and save humanity”: Special Tribute to Sarath Fernando, founding member of LVC Movement for National Land and Agricultural Reform

Opportunities to Engage

1. Contribute to the e-discussion: Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Means of Implementation for Post-2015

2. OHCHR: Call for Human Rights Indicators for Freedoms of Association and Peaceful Assembly

3. Contribute to MY Green World Survey before 31 October

Upcoming Events

Promoting Accountability At All Levels: Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda; Preparations for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development; General Assembly, High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; Human Rights Council, Forum on Minority Issues; Human Rights Council, United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights; Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries; United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 20th Conference of the Parties; Beijing+20 Regional Conferences and more!

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