Main Milestones
2017
The Ocean Conference
2015
Addis Ababa Action Agenda
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paris Agreement
2014
SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway
2013
High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO +20: the Future We Want
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation: MSI+5
2005
BPOA+10: Mauritius Strategy of Implementation
2002
World Summit on Sustainable (WSSD) Rio+10: Johannesburg Plan of Implementation
1999
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)+5
1997
UNGASS -19: Earth Summit +5
1994
Bardados Programme of Action (BPOA)
1993
Start of CSD
1992
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: Agenda 21
1987
Our Common Future
1972
United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference)
Creation of UNEP
HLPF Issue Briefs 2: The Regional Dimension in the Post-2015
UNDESA, 2014
by: Division for Sustainable Development (UNDESA)

The outcome document of the United Nation General Assembly Special Event on MDGs (September 2013) recognized that sustainable development is at the core of the post-2015 development agenda. Prior to this, In July 2013, the General Assembly decided on the format and organizational aspects of the High-level Political Forum in its resolution 67/290. Through this resolution and others, including the outcome of the Rio+20 Conference (June 2012), Member States continued to acknowledge the importance of the regional dimension of sustainable development. They invited the United Nations Regional Commissions to contribute to the work of the Forum, including through annual regional meetings, with the involvement of other relevant regional entities, major groups and other relevant stakeholders. In response to 67/290, Regional Consultations/Regional Forums on Sustainable Development (RFSD) have been convened in the regions2.

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