Accountability to citizens and the national reviews of Agenda 2030 Implementation

 by Naiara Costa, Together 2030 Secretariat, @naiaracc When governments adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015, they committed to “engaging on systematic follow-up and review of the implementation” (para 72) and agreed that a “robust, voluntary, effective, participatory, transparent and integrated follow-up and review framework” would make a “vital contribution to implementation”… Continue reading Accountability to citizens and the national reviews of Agenda 2030 Implementation

QCPR: Are stakeholders already left behind while the UN reforms itself?

By: Orsolya Bartha, Senior Advisor on Development and Human Rights,International Disability Alliance (IDA), Twitter: @OZBartha; Andrew Griffiths, Head of Advocacy – Sightsavers and member of Together 2030 Core Group, Twitter: @griffithsar; Naiara Costa, Director, International Secretariat, Together 2030; Twitter: @naiaracc We want an open, transparent and inclusive UN system, that ensures effective and meaningful participation at all levels. We want that the development… Continue reading QCPR: Are stakeholders already left behind while the UN reforms itself?

The international landscape, civil society engagement and the role of Together 2030

Prepared by the Core Group of Together 2030 – CEPEI (Colombia) – Philipp Schönrock; JDPC Ijebu-Ode (Nigeria) – John Patrick Ngoyi; Philippine Social Enterprise Network (Philippines) – Gomer Padong; Save Matabeleland (Zimbabwe) – Busani Sibindi; Sightsavers (Global) – Andrew Griffiths; World Vision (Global) – Arelys Bellorini Now that the process of agreeing the 2030 Agenda has ended the focus has to… Continue reading The international landscape, civil society engagement and the role of Together 2030

Indicators for the Rich

By Claudia Schwegmann, Project lead of http://www.2030-watch.de, Open Knowledge Foundation Germany, Twitter: @2030WatchDe and @OpenAidGermany Do the indicators proposed by the IAEG-SDG capture the specific responsibility of high-income countries? One of the big wins of the 2030-Agenda is its global character. In contrast to the Millennium Development Goals the 2030-Agenda explicitly includes the responsibility of high-income countries to address… Continue reading Indicators for the Rich

Agenda 2030 Implementation acronyms: who is afraid of the QCPR?

By: Orsolya Bartha, Senior Advisor on Development and Human Rights, International Disability Alliance (IDA), Twitter: @OZBartha; Andrew Griffiths, Head of Advocacy – Sightsavers and member of Together 2030 Core Group, Twitter: @griffithsar; Naiara Costa, Director, International Secretariat, Together 2030; Twitter: @naiaracc “We also stress the importance of system-wide strategic planning, implementation and reporting in order to ensure coherent and integrated support to… Continue reading Agenda 2030 Implementation acronyms: who is afraid of the QCPR?

African CSOs and the implementation of SDGs

Stephen Chacha is an independent development consultant, founder of Africa Philanthropic Foundation (member of Together 2030), a secretariat member of the Africa CSOs Working Group, and a Regional Focal Point for UNEP’s 10 Years Framework Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production. Contacts:stephen@agenda2030africa.org;  Twitter: @Stephenchacha This is the fourth and last post of a series from Stephen… Continue reading African CSOs and the implementation of SDGs