World leaders adopt the Millennium Declaration, a shared vision
MDG Summit, UN Member States take first steps towards advancing the ‘Post‐2015 Development Agenda’. Secretary-General releases report Keeping the promise: a forward-looking review to promote an agreed action agenda to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015
FAO contributes to SG report, co-leading the thematic paper on hunger and supporting papers on MDG 3, MDG 4-5-6 and MDG 7
Rio+20, governments commit to the promotion of a sustainable future, and mandate an intergovernmental Open Working Group to form a set of Sustainable Development Goals
FAO contributes report to Rio+20: “Towards the Future we Want: End hunger and make the transition to sustainable agricultural and food systems”
UNDG identifies 11 Global Thematic Consultations, which together with 87 national consultations and the MyWorld Public Survey, engage 1.3m people in visualising new goals
FAO co-leads the Thematic Consultation on Hunger, Food Security and Nutrition, leading to the Madrid Statement
March 2013 – June 2013
First four sessions of the OWG on SDGs
SG-appointed High Level Panel of Eminent Persons releases post-2015 report, “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development”
UN Global Compact releases report to Secretary-General on post-2015
Sustainable Development Solutions Network releases report to Secretary-General
UNDG releases report based on consultations/public survey, “A Million Voices: The World We Want”
SG hosts ‘MDG success: Accelerating Action and Partnering for Impact’, showcasing multistakeholder partnerships as a model for the Post-2015 Agenda
FAO’s Director-General, speaking on behalf of the High Level Task Force on Global Food Security, delivers a keynote address on the Zero Hunger Challenge
SG presents report on the MDGs and the post-2015 agenda at the UNGA, “A Life of Dignity for All”
General Assembly adopts the Outcome Document of the Special Event on MDGs.
November 2013 - February 2014
Second four sessions of OWG on SDGs
February - June 2014
The President of the 68th session of the UNGA, John Ashe, organises six multi-stakeholders events to advance consensus on the post-2015 Agenda
March - July 2014
The OWG on SDGs moves into negotiation phase
FAO co-leads technical inputs in three proposed goals – food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture; oceans and marine resources; and ecosystems, biodiversity, forests and mountains and land/soils
The UNDG organises a second round of consultations among stakeholders focusing on the ‘soft’ means of implementation of a post-2015 Agenda: participation, inclusion, capacity development and partnerships.
OWG on SDGs reports back to UNGA with proposals for a set of 17 SDGs and 169 targets. UNGA resolution deciding OWG report on SDGs will be “main basis for integrating SDGs into the post-2015 development agenda”.
UN Secretary-General releases his synthesis report on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda: “The road to dignity by 2030: ending poverty, transforming all lives and protecting the planet”. The report proposes an integrated set of six essential elements: dignity; people; prosperity; planet; justice; and partnership.
Intergovernmental negotiations begin on the post-2015 development agenda
The President of the 69th session of the UNGA, Sam Kutesa, organises three High-Level Thematic Debates and one High-Level Event to make contributions to the process of formulating the post-2015 development agenda.
26 June 2015 - 8 July 2015
High-level Political Forum 2015 (under the auspices of ECOSOC):The HLPF was conceived as an overarching platform in an accountability framework to review the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The GA mandated the forum to conduct “regular reviews starting in 2016 on the follow-up and implementation of sustainable development commitments and objectives, including means of implementation”.
13-16 July 2015
Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa will agree on the financing modalities for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
15-28 September 2015
25-27 September 2015
High-level summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The interactive dialogues of the summit shall have an overarching theme entitled “Transforming the world: realizing the post-2015 development agenda”.
31 December 2015