UN Summit on the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda
The United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly, was held from 25-27 September 2015, in New York.
During the Summit, the 193 Member States adopted the new development agenda, including the next generation of global goals called the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The outcome document is titled “Transforming Our World, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” (Read the Coalition’s Response to the outcome document here and find infographics here.)
In addition to plenary sessions, six interactive dialogues took place:
- Interactive Dialogue 1 – Ending poverty and hunger
- Interactive dialogue 2 – Tackling inequalities, empowering women and girls and leaving no one behind
- Interactive dialogue 3 – Fostering sustainable economic growth and transformation and promoting sustainable consumption and production
- Interactive Dialogue 4 – Protecting our Planet and Combatting Climate Change
- Interactive dialogue 5 – Building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions
- Interactive dialogue 6 – A strengthened global partnership for realizing the post-2015 development agenda (participated by the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition – more below)
Post-2015 Women’s Coalition Engagement during the UN Summit:
During Interactive dialogue 6, Post-2015 Women’s Coalition partner ARROW‘s Sivananthi Thanenthiran made a joint statement on “Delivering on a Revitalized Global Partnership.”
Also during the UN Summit, the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition in partnership with dozens of other civil society organizations, held a side event titled Civil Society Watch: Governments’ Commitments to Action in parallel to the Global Leaders Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (hosted by UN Women and the Republic of China). During Civil Society Watch, the Coalition also hosted a break out session on “Civil Society and Community Pledges: Commitments and Strategies for Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals.”
For more information on Civil Society Watch, please visit this page.
To learn more about the adoption of the SDGs: