Status of initiative: On track
Description/achievement of initiative

The Parliamentarian Assembly for Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (Parliaments Assembly) is a voluntary commitment of representatives of national and regional parliamentarians who, with the support of other actors, will work together to promote and support on national and international level the efforts to implement in national legislation the necessary provision for achieving sustainable development goals.

Implementation methodologies

Parliamentarians will be organized on National Groups for Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals having the task to jointly work with civic society and NGO to promote and support the government/s and legislative power to achieve the SDGs’ targets. National Groups of Parliamentarians in close coordination with other parliaments and national/international partners, will identify priority areas and implement activities and will exchange good practices in the field.The governing body of the The Parliamentarian Assembly for Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals will assist in the creation of the National Groups, will publish a monthly bulletin presenting good practices and will insure cooperation and coordination of National Groups

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

The capacity building and know how transfer will take place by the publishing and handout of newsletters, and policy briefs on SDGs created and distributed to legislators/MPs/press/stakeholders.Organising a host of consultations, briefing meetings created and distributed to legislators/MPs/press/stakeholders.Building and maintaining an SDG good practices for SDG implementation for national parliaments/MPs/creating regional and central cooperation mechanism for MPs opening a brand vista of SDG cooperationCreating an online platform for national and local parliaments to exchange good practice and foster cooperation on SDG implementation in national legislationNational and International Conferences, consultation mechanisms on SDGs implementation for MPs

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

ECTT will coordinate in the first five years the initiative, benefiting from his long established role and expertise in uniting and engaging national legislators and make them involved in the implementation of development issues.After the five years preparatory phase will be created a Governing Body of advisors that includes MPs from National Parliaments and other experts to guide and effectively implement the programmes.

Partner(s)

Romanian Parliament, Parliament of Republic of Moldova, National Parliaments, UNESCO Committee of Romanian Parliament, European Council on International Relations, European Parliamentarians Committee for Tourism and Trade, NGO`s, civic organizations
Deliverables
Ongoing
Creating an online platform for national and local parliaments to exchange good practice and foster cooperation on SDG implementation in national legislation
Ongoing
Building and maintaining an SDG good practices for SDG implementation for national parliaments/MPs/creating regional and central cooperation mechanism for MPs opening a brand vista of SDG cooperation
Trimestrial
National and International Conferences, consultation mechanisms on SDGs implementation for MPs
Trimestrial
Publishing special informational bulletins promoting SDG, creating handbooks, newsletters, and paper on policy briefs on SDGs distributed to national/local parliamentarian
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 16
16.2 - End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
16.3 - Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
16.6 - Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
16.7 - Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
16.8 - Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance
16.10 - Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements
16.a - Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime
16.b - Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development
Goal 17
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Staff time for the management, programme, technical staff expertise, consultants, etc.
Progress reports
  • 2016 (2 December 2016)
Cut off date each year: 1 May
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: Bucharest/Romania
Date of completion: 2030
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
ANTON CARAGEA, president@eucir.com

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