Jun 14, 2016
Regional Forum on Addressing social and economic inequalities: The need for a new development paradigm

The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) and the Arab Organization for Administrative Development (ARADO), in cooperation with ESCWA and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, organized an Arab forum (on the 14-15 and 15 of July 2014) to discuss the challenges to the Post-2015 process and the potential obstacles against addressing the social and economic hardships that the region suffers from. The forum brought about policy recommendations for the relevant regional and international processes, namely: The UNCTAD 50th Anniversary, the UN-GA 69th reunion, the Fourth round of the Economic, developmental and Social Summit of the League of Arab States (LAS). 


Agenda

Concept Note


 

Presentations



A civil society critical view of the new development agenda

Notes for the intervention by Roberto Bissio

Coordinator of the International Secretariat of Social Watch



Inequality in the post2015 development agenda1635251433.pdf

Amr Nour - Director - Regional Commissions New York Office



Social protection grounds: General principles

Ursula Kulke - Senior Regional Social Security Specialist - ILO Regional Office for Arab States,



نتائج المنتدى العربي رفيع المستوى حول التنمية المستدامة المنظور العربي لأهداف التنمية المستدامة

رُلى مجدلاني، مديرة شعبة سياسات التنمية المستدامة



An Arab Perspective on the Post 2015 Agenda: National targets, regional priorities and global goals

Gisela Nauk - SDD - ESCWA



Post-2015 Intergovernmental Processes and Arab States Positions

Anita Nayar - Senior Policy Advisor - Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation



G77 Statements

Comments on the SDGs zero draft



The following document summarizes comments made by Arab Civil Society representatives and other relevant experts (ILO, ESCWA) on the SDGs zero draft. The latters were gathered between the 14th and 16th of June 2014 in a regional forum in Beirut, organized by ANND, ARADO, ESCWA with the support of theFord Foundation and the Dag Hammarskjold foundation.

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Arab Forum on Post-2015 Addresses Socio-economic Inequality - IISD Reporting Services

July 2014: The Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) and the Arab Organization for Administrative Development (ARADO), in cooperation with the UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, held a regional Arab forum to discuss the post-2015 process

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Outcome Document of the Regional Forum on Addressing social and economic inequalities: The need for a new development paradigm

The participants stressed on the need to involve Civil Society as a full-fledged development partner and to ensure an enabling environment which enhances its participation in dialogue and policy- making spheres

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