Critical thinking, integrated analysis and awareness raising on Sustainable Development Goals and a post-2015 development agenda

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Achieving the SDGs from the bottom up

The challenge of delivering the Sustainable Development Goal agenda, involving different stakeholders and ensuring no-one is left behind, dominated discussions at the IRF side-event at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York.

Speakers and IRF representatives at the High Level Political Forum side event organised by IRF and the Government of Sweden, photo: Stefano D'Errico, IIED

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a comprehensive and ambitious framework for sustainable development, and national and local authorities must drive the process of change to ensure the 17 goals are delivered and that no-one is left behind.

SDG update - 19 September

19 September 2016 – This week’s SDG Delivery Update includes news, opinions, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals, including details this week of a paper from Oxfam on the role of aid in a post-2015 world, and UN-OHRLLS’s report on the State of the Least Developed Countries 2016, looking at synergies between the 2030 Agenda and the Istanbul Programme of Action. 

Photo shows UN flag outside UN General Assembly building in New York

As the 71st session of the UN General Assembly gets underway in New York, marking the first year of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs, what progress has been made? Photo: UN Information Centre via flickr.com, creative commons licence.

SDG update - 22 August

22 August 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events related to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, including details this week of case studies on SDG implementation in Pakistan and Bangladesh, and blogs on partnership, collaboration and communication and the importance of local processes. 

photo shows a group of three children in Pakistan

Can structural issues be overcome to implement the SDGs in Pakistan? photo: World Bank Photo Collection via flickr.com, creative commons licence

SDG update - 8 August

8 August 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update includes news, opinions, and reports related to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with details this week of the Together 2030 report highlighting civil society engagement on national 2030 Agenda reviews, and a guide to the 2030 Agenda for cities

A new report looks at implementing the SDGs in cities, photo: floods in Manila, by Robin Zebrowski via flickr.com, creative commons licence

SDG update - 1 August

1 August 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with reports from the High Level Political Forum, and UNDESA's 2016 Global Sustainability Report.

SDG update - 27 June

http://connect.wri.org/l/120942/2015-11-10/2pvl7z/120942/107917/spacer.gif27 June 2016 – the SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their implementation. This week includes a summary from the Poverty Environment Partnership meeting on the SDGs in action, a report from the UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit and details of the co-facilitators’ Zero Draft for the Ministerial Declaration from HLPF.

SDG update - 20 June

20 June – this week’s SDG Delivery Update - a compilation of news, opinions, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – includes details of a McKinsey report on bridging global infrastructure gaps, UNDP’s year in review and reports from European Development Days.

 

UNDP's Year in Review highlights initiatives to advance gender equality, photo: UNICEF Ethiopia via flickr.com, creative commons licence

 

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