The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) is an inter-agency programme of the United Nations mandated to promote and develop constructive relations between the United Nations and civil society organizations.
UN-NGLS has just released Issue #4 of the 2015 Post, our monthly interactive e-magazine on the post-2015 development agenda. The February issue includes updates on OWG on SDGs, the ICESDF, and the PGA events; perspectives from civil society and UN staff; opportunities to participate in upcoming processes; and an expanded list of upcoming post-2015 events.
The eighth session of the Open Working Group (OWG8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) addressed “Oceans and seas, forests, biodiversity” on 3 and 4 February. This article covers key points arising from this discussion, including intergovernmental and civil society perspectives, as well as morning hearings between the OWG Co-Chairs and Major Groups and other stakeholders on 3 and 4 February.