Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
Technical guidance on choosing targets for reducing natural disaster risk – Thisbriefing note by researchers at the Overseas Development Institute presents a technical assessment of potential targets and explores global trends in disaster losses in the past, along with comments on possibilities for the future, designed to support OWG members in their consideration of targets related to disaster risk management.
Common position on Means of Implementation for SDGs by the Group of 77 and China – Submission by the G77 and China proposing targets corresponding to each of the goals contained in the OWG’s zero draft.
Mainstreamed topics for SDGs – A companion document to the OWG’s zero draft outlines the various issues that have been mainstreamed in the current draft.
The future framework for disaster risk reduction: a guide for decision-makers – A guide by researchers at theOverseasDevelopment Institute exploring important aspects of the successor to the existing Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA). This is a living document, and the production team welcome comments, corrections, ideas and recommendations, and plans to add modules in the future based on demand and how the discussion unfolds.
Preliminary Benefit-Cost Assessment for 12th Session OWG Goals – An updated benefit-cost assessment of the draft targets for the 12th session of the Open Working Group by the Post-2015 Consensus. In this report, building on analysis of the 11th OWG goals, some of the world’s leading economists have ranked each of the proposed targets from “phenomenal” to “poor”, according to potential benefit-cost ratios. The calculation of benefits includes not only monetary value, but also health and environmental impacts.
Calling for a SDG target that would incorporate “natural resource accounting” into country-level plans for achieving SCP – A joint statement by Sustainable World Initiative and the Colombia/ Guatemala delegation outlining a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target introduced at the 10th OWG session to introduce natural resource accounting into country-level plans. The purpose of this new goal would be to work towards achieving global sustainable consumption and production through periodic resource sufficiency evaluations.