As the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, a number of processes have been put in place to seek inputs from country, regional and global levels, into the “Post-2015 Development Agenda and Framework”.
Consultations are being held across the globe, both within and outside of the United Nations system. Within the UN, steps have been taken to support around 100 national dialogues. In addition, eleven Global Thematic Consultations are being held on the following themes, which have been identified as being of particular importance to the post-2015 debate:
Inequalities; Population; Health; Education; Growth & Employment; Conflict & Fragility; Governance; Environmental Sustainability; Energy; Water; and Hunger, Food & Nutrition Security.
The consultation process on the theme “Hunger, Food and Nutrition Security” will take place over five months, between November 2012 and March 2013 and will include:
FAO and WFP are co-chairing the thematic consultation on Hunger, Food and Nutrition Security, together with the other Rome-based agencies, IFAD and Bioversity International, and with support of Special Representative of the SG for Food Security and Nutrition. Contributing partners include UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNIDO, and UNDESA.