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Sustainable Goals Fall Short for Women

On the occasion of the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, we, as the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, reiterate our concern that the Sustainable Development Goals, Targets and Means of Implementation continue to fall short of a global agenda that addresses systemic imbalances, inequalities, and discrimination, rooted in gender equality principles that deny the basic human rights of women and girls. […]

Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

Moving Beyond the Milleneum Goals

The Post 2015 Women’s Coalition hosted a side event on gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment which took place in New York City during the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The panelists were Esther Mwaura-Muiru from GROOTS Kenya, Azra Abdul Cader from ARROW, Martha Benevides from FTF, Nerea Craviotto from AWID and […]

Economic & Social Rights

UN Women: Putting the Women’s Agenda as a Priority

UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010 to accelerate progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Over the last two years, it has achieved results for women and girls everywhere by supporting efforts to end violence against them, bringing them to the centre of peacebuilding, advancing their political participation and leadership and increasing […]

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, International Women’s Day

Each one of us is needed—in our countries, communities, organizations, governments and in the United Nations—to ensure decisive, visible and measurable actions are taken under the banner: Planet 50-50: Step It Up for Gender Equality,” says UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her message. The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up […]

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From the Millennium Goals to 2030 – a UN Primer

An end to poverty, hunger and inequality worldwide. That and more is the ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by 193 countries at the United Nations in September 2015. Learn about the Goals and the work of the United Nations Development Programme, a global leader in the effort to fulfil the Goals.


2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 Targets: Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education […]

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2030 Agenda Civil Society Watch

Beijing+20: Civil Society Side Event to the UN Global Leader’s Meeting On 27 September 2015, during the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, in partnership with dozens of other civil society organizations, held a side event to the UN Global Leaders Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Commitment to Action, which was hosted by UN Women […]

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2030 Agenda UN Summit

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 […]

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History of the 2030 Agenda

On this page: I. History II. Process III. Coalition Demands   I. History of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development On December 31, 2015, the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — a set of 8 goals adopted in 2000 to address global issues such as poverty, hunger, disease, gender inequality, and access to water and sanitation — came to […]