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POST 2014 Intergovernmental Negotiations Agree On The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development
Late on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015 Member-States, along with Co-Facilitators of the negotiations -- Ambassador David Donoghue of Ireland and Ambassador Macharia Kamau of Kenya, Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and Ms. Amina Mohammed, the Secretary General’s Special Advisor for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, succeeded in completing a process years in the making. The Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations achieved a consensus on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
The outcome document finalized 17 core SDG Goals and 169 targets that will support the goals. 91 articles that outline the vision, shared principles and commitments, means of implementation, and follow up and review mechanisms were also included.
Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, stated, “Fundamentally, they recognize that we cannot reach our development goals without addressing human rights and complex humanitarian issues at the same time. They commit all of us to enhanced multilateral cooperation through a revitalized global partnership among nations and all the world’s citizens.”
The Sustainable Development Goals are focused on the 5 pillars of Peace, Planet, Prosperity, Planet, and Partnerships. With the continued and even heightened emphasis on partnerships, the Global Partnerships Forum is excited to adopt our own commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
To view the outcome document, please click here.