Contributions from Major Groups - Institutional framework for sustainable development
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We, the Mayors and local leaders coming from 20 cities on four continents convened in Bonn, Germany’s United Nations City and home to ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, by the World Mayors Co...
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This critical analysis by the Women’s Major Group members2 on the High-­‐level Panel (HLP) of Eminent Persons report, released on May 30th with recommendations for the Post 2015 Development Agen...
Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) on 12:17 pm, 17 Jun, 2013
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ETC Group follows the post Rio+20 developments on Technology for the Women's Major Group and have delivered this statement at the UNGA's consultative workshop on technology transfer in April again on ...
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The Essential Must Haves are the fruit of a global, open, inclusive and on-going conversation convened by Beyond 2015 on the essential must-haves that would need to be met in order for any new framewo...
Beyond 2015 on 12:00 am, 30 May, 2013
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This report has been prepared by the Regional Coordination of the Beyond 2015 / GCAP / IFP project for Latin America and the Caribbean, based on the preliminary and partial reports received to date fr...
Beyond 2015 on 12:00 am, 30 May, 2013
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Since September 2012, Beyond 2015 and the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) have been creating a global civil society position on a post-2015 framework. This is happening through a series o...
Beyond 2015 on 12:00 am, 30 May, 2013
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This paper is the result of more than one year of reflection by and discussion between European Task Force participants, backed up by both desk and field research. Two rounds of consultation and feedb...
Beyond 2015 on 12:00 am, 30 May, 2013
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The Food and Agriculture Cluster was formed in New York to support messages from Major Groups and Civil Society before, during and following the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The Clus...
Food and Agriculture Cluster on 12:00 am, 22 May, 2013
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This one-page brief is a joint submission to the Open Working Group by Development Initiatives, Integrity Action, International Budget Partnership, ONE, Publish What You Fund, Publish What You Pay, Te...
Transparency International on 5:07 am, 17 Apr, 2013
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The objective of a High Level Representative for Future Generations (HLR) is to balance the short-term nature of policy making processes and act as the UN’s principal advocate for the interests and ne...
World Future Council on 11:09 am, 16 Apr, 2013
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Please see attached piece in the latest issue of the scientific journal Nature. It appropriately makes the case for integrating the current, three-pillar UN sustainable development governance structu...
Earth Law Center on 12:00 am, 23 Mar, 2013
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I think the great problem with the SDG's is that they are development goals, not sustainability goals.

We should reverse the priority, to have top priority go to measurable progress toward hard t...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 13 Mar, 2013
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Two large practical problems with the UN's SD Goals.
1) The SDG's focus on development with seemingly little or no focused attention to rebound effects.
2) Projects that are intended to be sust...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 13 Mar, 2013
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It seems critical that we realize the need for a commons approach and address our true common interests. A profound tragedy of the commons is developing as every country's great desire for growth res...
Commons Cluster on 12:00 am, 10 Mar, 2013
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This paper represents the Major Groups position to inform the open, transparent and inclusive intergovernmental negotiation process under the General Assembly that started in January 2013 to determine...
Nine Major Groups on 12:00 am, 23 Feb, 2013
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Strengthening the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD) was one of the two themes of Rio+20. The process and negotiations showed agreement on the need to strengthen IFSD. While se...
Stakeholder Forum on 12:00 am, 21 Feb, 2013
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