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Global Taskforce response to the UNSG Synthesis Report on Post-2015: The Road to Dignity by 2030

Global Taskforce's response to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Development Agenda: "The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transformi

#OurCitiesOurWorld Days at the UN ECOSOC: "Urban areas at the heart of great challenges, opportunities and promises"

"Sustainable urbanization is the key to the wellbeing of our citizens" Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda​.

"Cities and other urban areas should be taken into account when setting future development goals" Angelino Garzon, Vice-president of Colombia.

"Towards achieving Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements and localizing the Post-2015 Agenda"

Members of the Global Taskforce gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Integration Segment of ECOSOC 2014 have released their joint messages "Towards achieving Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements and localizing the Post-2015 Agenda", on the eve of the debates with Member

SDGs Sessions in New York: UPDATE

Following an interesting session of the Open Working Group in January, the 8th and last session of the Open Working Group - OWG#8- will take place on 3-7 February. 

The session will deal with 3 areas:  

1) “Oceans and seas, forests, biodiversity”; 

Los temas urbanos en el centro de las discusiones en Naciones Unidas

La séptima sesión del Grupo de Trabajo Abierto (OWG en inglés) de la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas encargado de la definición de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) han llegado a su conclusión después de cinco días de discusiones entre los estados miembros, los represen

A stand-alone SDG makes Sense!

A stand-alone sustainable development goal would comply with paragraph 247 of the Rio Declaration, which underlines that goals should, “address and be focused on priority areas for the achievement of sustainable development”, and be, “gl


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