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RealizingtheFutureWeWantforAll

RealizingtheFutureWeWantforAll
ReportoftheUNSystemTaskTeamtotheSecretaryGeneral:
June2012
Firstsetofrecommendations oncontoursofthepost2015UN
developmentagenda
Toserveasapointofreference
forfurtherconsultations
UNTT:60entities ofthe
UNSystemandbeyond
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LessonsfromtheMDGagenda
Retainformatofconcreteandtransparent
goals,targetsandindicators
Retainfocusonhumandevelopment
Balancerealism withambition
Dontbeprescriptiveaboutthemeans,butprovidemore
guidanceonthehow (principlesforpolicycoherence)
Globalgoalsyes,butrecognizedifferencesininitialconditions
andneedforcontextspecificgoalsandprioritysetting
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Todaysglobalchallenges
Persistentinequalities
Foodandnutritioninsecurity
Knowledgechallenge
Growingenvironmentalfootprints
Conflict,violenceandinsecurity
Governancedeficitsatalllevels
Shiftingdemographics(migration,urbanization,ageing)
Urgentneedtofindnewpathwaysinpursuitof
inclusive,equitableandsustainableglobaldevelopment
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Vision:TheFutureWeWantforAll
Recognizetheneedfortransformativechangefor
inclusive,peoplecentered,sustainabledevelopment
BuildonthecorevaluesoutlinedintheMillennium
Declaration.
centred onthreefundamentalprinciples:
respectforhumanrights
equality
sustainability
Vision:TheFutureWeWantforAll
andorganizingglobalgoals alongfourinterdependent
dimensions:
Inclusivesocialdevelopment
Inclusiveeconomicdevelopment
Environmentalsustainability
Peaceandsecurity
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Vision:Realizing theFutureWeWantfor
All
Ahighdegreeofpolicycoherenceattheglobal,regional,
nationalandsubnationallevelsisrequired
Acoresetofdevelopmentenablers toguidepolicy
coherencebutnotaimingtobeoverlyprescriptive
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Enablers:
Sustainableuseofnatural
resources(climate,oceans,
biodiversity)andmanagementof
waste
Managingdisasterriskand
improvingdisasterresponse
Enablers:
Fairandstableglobaltradingsystem
Adequatefinancingfordevelopment
andstablefinancialsystem
Affordableaccesstotechnologyand
knowledge
Providingsustainableenergyforall
Coherentmacroeconomicand
developmentpoliciessupportiveof
inclusiveandgreengrowth
Enablers:
Sustainablefoodandnutrition
security
Universalaccesstoqualityhealth
care
Universalaccesstoqualityeducation
Inclusivesocialprotectionsystems
Managingdemographicdynamics
Regulatinginternationalmigration
Enablers:
Democraticandcoherentglobal
governancemechanisms
Goodgovernancepracticesbased
ontheruleoflaw
Humanrightsprotection
Whatsnextinshapingtheglobal
developmentagenda?
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Broadconsultationsaboutvisionandcontours
Whenseekingconsensus
threedangersshouldbe
avoided:
Overloading
Overtprescription
Donorcentrism
Avoidingoverloading,dirigism anddonor
centrism
Alimitedsetofgoals relevanttoallcountries
.withsharedresponsibilities
.adaptedtonationaland
localcontexts
.whilealignedwith
internationalagreements
.andinclusivetobuild
partnershipswithall
stakeholders.
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Alongtimehorizon
maybeneeded
(15to25years)
toallowformajortransformationalchangestotakeplace
butincludeintermediategoalsandtargets(5years)
toreviewinterimprogressandadjustlongtermgoals
withacombinationofabsoluteandrelativetargets
totakepopulationdynamicsanddifferentdemographic
structuresacrosscountriesandregionsintoaccount.
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TheWayForward
MemberStatesaretoprovide
guidanceontheprocessfor
theformulationofthepost2015developmentagenda.
Thereiswiderecognitionthattheprocessmustbe open,
inclusiveandinconsultationwithallstakeholders
andconsistentwiththeformulationoftheSustainable
DevelopmentGoals.
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TheWayForward
Intergovernmentalprocesseswillserveasmilestonestowards
thepost2015UNdevelopmentagenda:
2012HighLevelMeetingontheRuleofLaw
2013HighLevelDialogueonInternationalMigrationandDevelopment
201420yearreviewoftheProgrammeofActionoftheInternationalConferenceon
PopulationandDevelopment
2014FinancingforDevelopmentreviewconference
2014DevelopmentCooperationForum
2015WorldConferenceonDisasterReduction
201510yearReviewoftheWorldSummitoftheInformationSociety
2015Commemorationofthe20
th
AnniversaryoftheBeijingWorldConferenceon
Women
amongothers
TheRio+20
Outcome
Launchedaninclusiveintergovernmentalprocesstoformulate
SustainableDevelopmentGoals(SDGs)
throughanOpenWorkingGroupof30representatives
nominatedbyMemberStates
withtheresolutiontocoordinateandmaketheprocess
consistentwiththePost2015UNdevelopmentagenda
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SustainableDevelopmentGoalsasagreed
atRio+20:
Incorporateinabalancedwayallthreedimensionsof
sustainabledevelopmentandtheirinterlinkages
Contributetotheimplementationoftheoutcomesofall
majorsummitsintheeconomic,socialandenvironmental
fields
Consistentwithinternationallaw
Builduponcommitmentsalreadymade
CoherentwithandintegratedintotheUnitedNations
developmentagendabeyond2015
SustainableDevelopmentGoalsasagreed
atRio+20:
Sustainabledevelopmentgoalsshouldbeactionoriented
Conciseandeasytocommunicate
Limitedinnumber
Aspirational
Globalanduniversallyapplicable
Takingintoaccountdifferentnationalrealities,capacities
andlevelsofdevelopment
Progresstowardstheachievementofthegoalsneedstobe
assessedbytargetsandindicators
SustainableDevelopment
Goalsasagreed
atRio+20:
Developingglobalsustainabledevelopmentgoalsthrough
aninclusiveandtransparentintergovernmentalprocess
thatisopentoallstakeholders.
SDGsandPost2015mustgohandinhand
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FormoreinformationontheworkoftheUNSystemonthe
post2015UNdevelopmentagendavisit:
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/policy/untasktea
m_undf/index.shtml
Orcontact:
RobVos,UNDESA,vos@un.org
SelimJahan,UNDP,selim.jahan@undp.org