• The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


The Post-2015 development agenda, next-in-line to the MDGs, will be adopted at the United Nations summit that will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015. ANND actively engages with its partners in the process in order to contribute to the design of effective development policies for the Arab region. Along its works, ANND reflects the need for transformative changes to global governance systems and to national policy choices in order to overcome inequality, exclusion and vulnerability.



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  • ANND at the High Level Political Forum

    2018/07/09

    ANND is organizing two side events during the High Level Political Forum: 1- Making Arab Cities Sustainable, Safe and Inclusive.  2- Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018: Exploring new policy pathways

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  • Launching of the Spotlight Report 2018

    2018/07/09

    Launching of the Spotlight Report 2018: Civil Society Assessment of the Implementation of Agenda 2030 in Lebanon, on Friday July 6th, 2018, at Issam Fares Institute (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

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  • Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report

    2018/07/05

        Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report                                                            Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2018 Exploring new policy pathways: How to overcome obstacles and contradictions in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda Church Center, 10th floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York 12 July 2018, 6:15-7:45pm  

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  • Launching of the Spotlight Report 2018

    2018/07/09

    Launching of the Spotlight Report 2018: Civil Society Assessment of the Implementation of Agenda 2030 in Lebanon, on Friday July 6th, 2018, at Issam Fares Institute (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

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  • Challenges Facing the Effectiveness of Development Financing: What role for CSOs in the Arab countries?

    2018/06/06

    This report considers Arab countries development financing conditions by providing an overview of the development financing mechanisms in Arab countries and highlights the constraints to their effectiveness, starting with the inherent shortcomings of the prevailing international development cooperation system that shapes development financing.

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  • Post 2015: Rethinking the Development Paradigm

    2015/09/29

    Reflections from civil society organizations in the region on the Post-2015 and Financing for Development agendas.

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  • High awareness but limited role of civil society in SDG implementation - CPDE study

    2018/07/18

    High awareness but limited role of civil society in SDG implementation - CPDE study     NEW YORK, USA - A recent study showed there is a high level of awareness among civil society groups on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process, but this has not yet been translated into meaningful participation.    The VNRs serve as inputs to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF). The process is to be voluntary, state-led, undertaken by both developed and developing countries, and shall provide a platform for multistake-holder partnerships, including through the participation of major groups and other relevant stakeholders.    

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  • “Leaving no one behind” only a hollow slogan, while leaving the State of Palestine behind, as usual

    2018/07/18

    The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development. HLPF plays a vital role in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the global level and the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process serves as its basis. In 2016, 22 countries, and, in 2017, 43 countries took part in the VNR process at HLPF.    

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  • Messages from Civil Society to the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2018 and the High Level Political Forum 2018

    2018/07/12

    Messages from Civil Society to the Arab Forum for Sustainable Development 2018 and the High Level Political Forum 2018   On the occasion of the 2018 High-level Political Forum on the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, Arab civil society organizations (CSOs) contribute to the discourse on the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), their implementation, monitoring and evaluation through 2036. That contribution builds on the regional consultation of the Arab SDG Platform, meeting at Beirut, 22–23 April 2018, and presented at the Arab [states] Forum for Sustainable Development, 26–24 April 2018. The meeting, in which HIC-HLRN took active part, produced a critical analysis of the sustainable development challenges and priorities (available below), summarized here as a series of agreed key messages. 

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All Releated Press Releases
  • High awareness but limited role of civil society in SDG implementation - CPDE study

    2018/07/18

    High awareness but limited role of civil society in SDG implementation - CPDE study     NEW YORK, USA - A recent study showed there is a high level of awareness among civil society groups on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process, but this has not yet been translated into meaningful participation.    The VNRs serve as inputs to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF). The process is to be voluntary, state-led, undertaken by both developed and developing countries, and shall provide a platform for multistake-holder partnerships, including through the participation of major groups and other relevant stakeholders.    

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All Releated Research Papers
  • EGYPT: LACK OF STRATEGY IN THE 2030 STRATEGY

    2016/06/08

    The Egyptian Center for Economic & Social Rights has prepared this report on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Egypt. It examines key economic, social and environmental dimensions of the implementation framework and includes recommendations for needed changes if it is to be successful. This report comes as a first of several national reports launched by Social Watch on the challenges of implementing the 2030 Agenda in these countries.

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All Releated Policy Briefs
  • Policy Brief: Monitoring SDGs - Goal 1

    2017/02/14

    In the framework of its critical engagement in the 2030 Agenda, ANND launched an effort to document national programs for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and socio-economic reform initiatives in the Arab region. This effort takes the form of national assessment reports and seeks to check if such implementation is made within a comprehensive rights-based development strategy, adopted with an inclusive, participatory and transparent approach.

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  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Between aspirations and facts.

    2015/10/15

    During the 70th UN General Assembly meeting, World leaders adopted on Friday, September 25, 2015, a new world agenda for sustainable development, succeeding the Millennium Development Goals. On the other hand, many CSOs and international campaigns, which followed up the negotiations track, including the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND),  continue to see the approved plan with caution and a critical eye. This is because of objective reasons we try to highlight in this position paper, which relies to positions developed by ANND in various stages of the consultative track.  

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  • Concluding Recommendations of Civil Society Organizations Arab Regional Consultation on the Post-2015 Agenda

    2015/05/30

    The international community adopted the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the beginning of the new century and set the deadline for their achievement by year 2015. The MDGs became the key reference for the international development agenda, setting specific, agreed upon, and measurable objectives focusing on the reduction of poverty and hunger, ensuring universal education, promoting gender equality, reducing child and maternal mortality, and so on.

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  • Civil Society platform on Agenda 2030
  • The Arab Watch on Informal Labor
  • The Arab NGO Network on Development (ANND) launched the third issue of the Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights, with a focus on the question of Informal Labor, in two workshops held in each of Beirut and Cairo, which brought together a group of experts, researchers, academics, and civil society activists. The report was produced with the support of Ford Foundation, Diakonia, Swedish Development Cooperation, Norwegian People’s Aid, and IM Sweden. 

    The Arab Watch on Informal Labor

     

     

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  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue
  • SOLiD-South Mediterranean Social Dialogue is a pilot project for the promotion of social dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean Neighborhood. It is a three years programme (2016-2018), financed by the European Union. SOLiD brings together regional and international representatives of social partners as well as a number of relevant partners from the EU.

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  • Annual Study Week On Trade And Investment policies In The Global South
  • The Fifth Study Week on Trade and Investment Policies in South Countries. The Study Week was organized in collaboration with the South Center during the first week of December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting aimed to enhance civil society advocacy on economic policies in the region 

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  • The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • The Post-2015 development agenda, next-in-line to the MDGs, will be adopted at the United Nations summit that will be held from 25 to 27 September 2015. ANND actively engages with its partners in the process in order to contribute to the design of effective development policies for the Arab region. Along its works, ANND reflects the need for transformative changes to global governance systems and to national policy choices in order to overcome inequality, exclusion and vulnerability.

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