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1 Sustainable Development Goals and the Third International Conference on Financing for Development Marie-Odile EmondUN Resident Coordinator a.iCCC Bi Monthly Member Meeting4 August 2015
2 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Build on “unfinished business” – while raising the level of ambition-17 Goals, 169 Targets, and 300+ indicators compared to 8, 21 and 60 for the MDGs.Takes up new challenges – climate change, inequality, urbanization, etc.Reflects global realities – simultaneously addressing the pillars of sustainable development and recognizing the interlinkage with governance and peace
3 The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) ctd. Universal– applicable also to developed countries, beyond the means of implementationInclusiveness – “leave no one behind”A focus on Means of Implementation targets under each goal, as well as stand alone goal - a shared responsibility.
11 Adopted the Addis Ababa Action Agenda: the commitment of all Member States to on how to support implementation of the post 2015 development agenda. Also endorsed by UN General Assembly, July 2015
12 The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) ctd. Principle agreement in Addis Ababa: The agenda reiterates that countries have primary responsibilities for their socioeconomic development, while committing the international community to create an enabling environment.
13 The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development ctd. Two broad outcomes of the Action Agenda a) A new global framework for financing sustainable development that aligns all financing flows and policies with economic, social and environmental priorities; b) A comprehensive set of policy actions by Member States;
14 The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development ctd. The initiatives that all governments committed for revitalized global partnership:A new social compactA global infrastructure reformAn Least Developed Countries’ packageA technology facilitation mechanismEnhanced international tax cooperationMainstreaming women’s empowerment into financing for development
15 Summary of Addis Ababa Action Agenda The Governments committed to bring about policy transformations in the following action areas:Domestic public resourcesDomestic and international private business and financeInternational development cooperationInternational trade as an engine for developmentDebt sustainabilityAddressing systemic issuesScience, technology, innovation and capacity buildingData monitoring and follow up
16 Partnership arrangements Extract from Financing for development Outcome document:Multistakeholder partnership and the resources, knowledge and ingenuity of the private sector, civil society, the scientific community, academia, philanthropy and foundations parliament, local authorities, volunteers and other stakeholders will be important to mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, complement the efforts of Governments and support the achievements if the SDGReaffirm the importance of freedom, human rights and national sovereignty, good governance, rule of law, peace and security, combating corruption at all levels, and in all its forms and effective, accountable and inclusive democratic institutions at the subnational level and international level as central to enabling the effective, efficient and transparent mobilization and use of resources.
18 Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC or COP21), Paris, December 2015Around 40,000 participants expectedReach for the first time a universal, legally binding agreement to combat climate change effectively and boost the transition towards resilient, low-carbon societies and economies + mobilization of resourcesTake into account the needs and capacitiesof countriesNew agreement to enter into force from 2020
19 Cambodia - United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2016 - 2018 UNDAF Outcome 1:By 2018, people living in Cambodia, in particular youth, women and vulnerable groups, are enabled to actively participate in and benefit equitably from growth and development that is sustainable and does not compromise the well-being, natural and cultural resources of future generations.UNDAF Outcome 2:By 2018, more people, especially vulnerable, poor and marginalized groups are equitably benefiting from and contributing to affordable, sustainable and quality social services and protection and have gained enhanced skills to achieve and contribute to social and human development.UNDAF Outcome 3:By 2018, national and sub-national institutions are more transparent and accountable for key public sector reforms and rule of law, are more responsive to the inequalities in the enjoyment of human rights of all people living in Cambodia, and increase civic participation in democratic decision-making.
20 On the SDG - ”..the implementation of the new agenda will depend on actions taken at national and local levels. It is there that attention will need to be focused and investments made, if we are to make the transformative shifts which advancing human and sustainable development requires.” Helen Clark, UN Development Group ChairOn Financing for development Outcome: “…. A new global framework for financing sustainable development …a strong accountability mechanisms.” … ‘ A major step forward in building a world of prosperity towards for dignity for all ‘ Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary-General