Presentation on theme: "POST-2015 in Belarus: National Consultations. Timeline December 2012 (active phase from February 2013) June 2013 Organizers in Belarus Ministry of Foreign."— Presentation transcript:
POST-2015 in Belarus: National Consultations
Timeline December 2012 (active phase from February 2013) June 2013 Organizers in Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus; UNCT members (UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNHCR, IOM, UNAIDS, ILO, WHO, DPI).
Stakeholders Government institutions Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Economy Ministry of Education Ministry of Health Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus Research Institute of the Ministry of Economy Civil Society Organizations Socio-cultural and human rights CSOs Belarus Red Cross Society Hrodna Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Republic of Belarus TUT.BY (web portal) Targeted groups Men Women People with disabilities People living with HIV Migrants Refugees Seniors Youth Children Experts Civil society representatives Business representativesMedia Faith-BasedOrganizations
Ongoing research in Belarus MY World2015 surveyMY World 2015 survey Quantitative 13 focus groups13 focus groups Workshops in 10 cities for the representatives of children's councils/parliamentsWorkshops in 10 cities for the representatives of children's councils/parliaments Expert GroupsExpert Groups Round tables and discussion meetingsRound tables and discussion meetings Qualitative (subjective & objective)
Questions asked in focus groups: 1.What is important for any person (woman, man, boy, girl) in our country to live well? 2.Who are the people who are not living well in our country? 3.What aspects of our country life do you think are important to protect and preserve in order to ensure that people live well? 4.Is the gap between those who live well and those who do not growing? 5.What has got better and what has got worse in our country recently? 6.Who (which actors and institutions both in and outside the country) can do something for people to live well in our country?
Focus groups: What People Appreciate Education and healthcare systems; Belarusian language and culture, access to cultural services; Socially oriented state, social services; Social mobility; Stability, safety (absence of arm conflicts and terrorism); Agriculture; Tolerance and supportiveness; Opportunities for private business development; State oversight (health care, construction, sanitation services); Clean environment.
Focus groups: Priorities, Trends, Emerging Issues Quality of Education and Healthcare; Decent Work and Stable Income; More Inclusive and Transparent Social and Political Processes; Observance of Human Rights; Possibilities for Self-realization; Inclusion, Protection and Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups; Environmental Sustainability; Preservation of Stability; Family Wellbeing; Growing Migration Outflow.
Adults - Priorities Men Decent Work and Stable Income Financial well-being Stability Family Housing Business opportunities Women Family Health Love Financial well-being Self-realization
WORLD Fit For Children
We ensure that the voices and aspirations of children are reflected in the POST-2015 discussions.
Children: questions Whether the MDGs are relevant for you and your peers in Belarus? Are there any priorities which are not reflected in MDGs? What are you personally ready to do for the development of children and adolescents around the world?
Consultations With Children: Results Quality and accessibility of education; Support for people who cant work; Protecting forests, rivers and oceans; Better job opportunities; Affordable and nutritious food; Better healthcare; (Expanding partnership in education, protecting homeless animals).
Children: statements 1 the health care issues We, the participants of the National Round Table on the development of the recommendations on Post-2015 development agenda, taking into account the health care issues in Belarus and worldwide: Recommend to improve quality of health care services in the rural areas; Encourage application of modern technologies in health care; Welcome scientific research in the health care domain; Urge to raise wages to medical specialists; Underline a low psychological support to people with disabilities; Stand for universal access to health and fitness centers; Call to ensure stock of essential drugs in health care institutions.
issues related to food availability and quality …taking into account the issues related to food availability and quality, Recommend to reduce use of GM food; Advise to establish tight control over food quality at food production/supply/sales points; Propose to widen the use of international safe quality food standards. issues of protection of forests, rivers and oceans …taking into account the issues of protection of forests, rivers and oceans, Request to draw attention to rivers pollution and drying; Recommend to stop uncontrollable deforestation; Highlight the necessity to preserve biodiversity; Propose to create leafy escapes under security surveillance/reservation parks; Encourage introduction of environmental education at all training stages; Advise to encourage production from the secondary raw materials. Children: statements 2
Children: statements 3 support persons unable to work Recognizing the need to support persons unable to work, Propose to foster non-barrier environment both in urban and rural settings; Recommend to set up a centralized/unified system of multi-sectoral support to persons unable to work; Encourage inclusive education that will facilitate active communication and organization of leisure time. education quality and employment opportunities Taking into consideration interrelation of education quality and employment opportunities, Propose to accelerate the introduction of high-tech industries; Recommend to arrange events that would raise youths interest to various professional occupations; Advise to establish monitoring of the quality of education.
Children: statements 4 keep focus on the following issues acute for us and our peers We request to also keep focus on the following issues acute for us and our peers : youths upbringing (family and school) and leisure; support of youth initiatives and youth employment in spare time; impact of IT technologies on the development of modern society.
My World is a Global survey for citizens led by the UN and partners. It aims to capture people's voices, priorities and views, so that global leaders can be informed as they begin the process of defining the new development agenda for the world. MY World asks individuals which 6 of 16 possible issues they think would make the most difference to their lives. 16 issues have been built up from the priorities expressed by people in existing research and polling exercises and they cover the existing Millennium Development Goals, plus issues of sustainability, security, governance and transparency.
My World online survey priorities (4356 voted, 15 May 2013) An honest and responsive government Better healthcare A good education Protection against crime and violence Political freedoms Protecting forests rivers and oceans
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