Institutional Framework for SD

Business Leaders Commit to Bringing Anti-Corruption into Post-2015 Agenda [viewed]

11 December 2012: On International Anti-Corruption Day, business representatives participating in the 11th Meeting of the Working Group on the Global Compact's 10th Principle against Corruption affirmed their commitment to the Principle. The meeting, organized by the UN Global Compact, took place in New York, US, on 10-11 December 2012.

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ODI Develops List of Proposals on Post-2015 Development Goals [viewed]

8 January 2013: The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has launched a tracking system of emerging proposals on the post-2015 development goals. The online mechanism currently lists 93 proposals.

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Brazil Announces Agreement on Establishing SDGs Working Group [viewed]

9 January 2013: The Permanent Representative of Brazil has sent a letter to UN Member States regarding an agreement on the establishment of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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OECD's Mexico EPR Highlights Green, Low-Carbon Growth [viewed]

OECDJanuary 2013: The Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published the third review of Mexico's environmental performance, including on progress toward a green, low-carbon economy. The Environmental Performance Review (EPR) presents 29 recommendations for achieving the "right mix of policies" to meet Mexico's environmental policy objectives.

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Senegal Forum Outcome Document Reflects African Priorities for Post-2015 [viewed]

UNDP22 December 2012: A two-day forum on African priorities for the post-2015 development agenda has resulted in an Outcome Document that reflects those priorities and lists development enablers that participants identified as prerequisites for the post-2015 agenda. The forum, held in Dakar, Senegal, was one of several African events to build consensus on a post-2015 vision to be endorsed at the African Union (AU) Summit in May 2013.

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UNGA Establishes Universal Membership for UNEP [viewed]

21 December 2012: As part of its implementation of the outcomes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted a resolution that decides to strengthen and upgrade the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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DESA News Highlights Rio+20 Follow-up Actions [viewed]

January 2013: The latest issue of the newsletter of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) highlights the agreements of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) Second Committee, following up on various outcomes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20).

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UNEP "Perspectives" Paper Analyzes Rio+20 Outcomes [viewed]

UNEPJanuary 2012: The eighth issue of the UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) "Perspectives" publication reviews the key outcomes from the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), and predicts the Conference's possible future impact.

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UNDP Official Highlights Progress on Rule of Law, Role in Post-2015 Agenda [viewed]

UNDP24 December 2012: In the latest “Our Perspective” post, Sheelagh Stewart, Coordinator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) Governance and Rule of Law Group in the Bureau for Crisis Prevention & Recovery, addresses questions on institutionalizing and operationalizing the rule of law, and related concepts of access to justice, accountability, and transparency.

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UNEP GEAS Bulletin Focuses on Measuring Progress in Environmental Governance [viewed]

UNEPDecember 2012: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Environmental Alert Service (GEAS) has released the December 2012 edition of its Bulletin, which focuses on measuring progress toward global environmental goals (GEGs) and identifying gaps.

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