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15 July Side Event - A Global Call Spanning the Polar Regions to the Tropics: Sustainable Development Goals Must Prioritize Climate Change

Member States, civil society organizations and indigenous peoples will gather for this side event to discuss: the importance of retaining a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on climate change, and making all other goals climate safe; reactions to the draft targets for the proposed climate change SDG, and related recommendations; the need for the SDGs to reflect the public (...)

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UN-NGLS presents Issue #7 of The 2015 Post

UN-NGLS presents Issue #7 of The 2015 Post. This issue includes two interviews, reporting on ten events, a joint opinion piece on a growing youth movement on Disaster Risk Reduction, opportunities to engage, and a listing of upcoming events.

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Interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Recently Appointed Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

After the 13th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UN-NGLS interviewed Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the recently appointed Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, on her priorities as Special Rapporteur and her reflections on the outcomes of the Permanent (...)

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Open Working Group on SDGs conducted its 11th session in May; OWG12 taking place from 16-20 June

30 June - 11 July: ECOSOC High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, followed by Annual Ministerial Review and Development Cooperation Forum

4 June Side Event on the Technology Facilitation Mechanism: “Technology Access and Assessment – The Trillion Dollar Challenge” conducted by UN-NGLS and ETC Group

GA High-level Meeting: “Achieving Poverty Eradication through Full Employment and Decent Work for All in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” (23 May)

Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda Requires North-South, South-South & Triangular Cooperation, as well as ICT for Development, High-level Event concludes (21-22 May)

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