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.
The ICESDF will hold its fifth and final plenary session from 4-8 August 2014. The final interactive dialogue between the ICESDF and non-state actors will take place on 5 August from 10:00-1:00pm in Conference Room 1 of the Conference Building at UN Headquarters in New York.
The UN General Assembly’s fourth Structured Dialogue on possible arrangements for a Technology Facilitation Mechanism to promote the development, transfer and dissemination of clean and environmentally sound technologies was convened at UNHQ in New York on 23 July. This full-day dialogue was the final in a series held in accordance with General Assembly resolution 68/210. The first two dialogues took place on 29-30 April and the third on 4 June 2014.
A side event, entitled “A Global Call Spanning the Polar Regions to the Tropics: Sustainable Development Goals Must Prioritize Climate Change,” held on 15 July at UNHQ within the context of 13th session of the Open Working Group (OWG13) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), drew attention to the urgent need to prioritize climate change in the SDGs.
The 13th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place 14-18 July. The OWG continues in informal session this week in Conference Room 3, building on the informal negotiations from 9-11 July. Civil society can observe in the room.
UN-NGLS presents Issue #8 of The 2015 Post. This issue includes two interviews, reporting on thirteen events, two opportunities to engage, and a listing of upcoming events.