Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post. Below, read today’s selection:
Progress of the world’s women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realising Rights – This flagship report by UN Women is divided into four chapters on challenges for public policy; transforming work for women; social policy; and an enabling macroeconomic environment. It offers a ten-point action plan for achieving an economy that works for women, drawing on experiences and outlining the key elements of a far-reaching, new policy agenda.
Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Urbanisation – This United Nations Conference on Trade and Development report addresses the specific role of science, technology and innovation in sustainable urbanization. It is based on literature review and an analysis of cities in developed and developing countries that provide replicable examples. The report identifies key sectoral planning challenges posed by rapid urbanization, particularly in developing countries, and proposes practical guidelines to city planners and other decision makers for addressing these challenges.
UNECE Annual Report 2015 – The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s annual report focuses heavily on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and related topics, outlining “a blueprint for more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous societies for all,” while also linking to other SDG areas such as forests, gender, housing and land management, trade, statistics and transport.
FAO and Post-2015: 100 facts in 14 themes linking people, food and the planet – This Food and Agriculture Organisation fact sheet lists trends and statistics that connect the Post-2015 Development Agenda to major issues relating to food and agriculture. The document is divided into 14 sections on themes ranging from resilience to poverty reduction to energy to biodiversity.