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UNCTAD and the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda
 

Post-2015-Report_300x213.jpgThe United Nations Secretary-General has established the United Nations System Task Team on the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda (Task Team).

Co-chaired by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the United Nations Development Programme, the Task Team assembles more than 60 United Nations agencies and international organizations.

 

UNCTAD involvement

UNCTAD works within the framework of the entire United Nations system to follow up processes related to the Review of the MDGs and the preparations for the post-2015 United Nations development agenda. This entails collaboration and coordination with other United Nations agencies, funds and programmes as well as amongst different divisions and branches of the UNCTAD secretariat.

The work of UNCTAD takes place at three levels:

  1. At the intergovernmental level (General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, Commission on Sustainable Development/high-level political forum, governing bodies of organizations of the United Nations system).

  2. At the United Nations system inter-agency level (including the Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs plus, the Task Team and issue-driven networks/platforms).

  3. At the level of all people who look to their leaders to identify and act on the major challenges ahead. (Through civil society organizations, the private sector and academia).

UNCTAD seeks to contribute to the definition of a single and comprehensive post-2015 United Nations development agenda with sustainable development at its core.

 

 News

 
03 April 2014UNCTAD Second Geneva Dialogue explores links between international trade talks and post-2015 development goals
18 December 2013Synergies between trade, biodiversity, and climate change in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
28 November 2013Economic underpinning critical for post-2015 goals, experts say
27 November 2013Post-2015 development goals need to be backed by resources and systemic reform
23 September 2013Link trade to sustainable development efforts, UNCTAD chief urges
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Post-2015 Sustainable Development
World-We-Want
quoteIn the design of the post-2015 agenda, we need to know better what the conditions, policy mixes and best practices are to make use of trade as a means for sustainable developmentquote
 
quote.. a new set of development goals will be meaningless without complimentary progress on financing. The implementation and scaling up of financing for development should therefore be an integral part of this debate, as it is a key catalyst for development progress post-2015.quote
 
Mukhisa Kituyi
UNCTAD Secretary-General
 
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World Investment Forum 2014
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