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Urgent deadline: Opportunity for CSOs in countries reporting in the UNECE region

As part of the preparatory process for the 2019 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), UNDESA is organizing a knowledge exchange session between volunteer countries, UN entities, international organizations and stakeholders to showcase tools, methodologies and approaches that could support the VNR process at national level.

The session will be held on 17 October 2018, from 15:00 – 18:00 at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

limited number of seats will be allocated for major groups and stakeholders to share concrete technical expertise with VNR countries on the following topics:

  1. Tools and methodologies related to data, including citizen-generated data;

  2. Participatory approaches and tools for integrating the SDGs into national plans and strategies;

  3. Approaches, tools, and methodologies for identifying and analyzing interlinkages between goal

  4. Concrete examples of mechanisms and arrangements for stakeholder consultation and outreach for VNRs.

  5. Methodologies for addressing the principle of leaving no one behind no one behind in the VNRs.

  6. Methodologies to report on outcomes of multi-stakeholder partnerships in VNRs.

If your organization has a tool that could be shared at the knowledge exchange session, please, fill the form below by October 3:

https://goo.gl/forms/2aK6MlXQql60pbnC3

Please, note that, unfortunately there is no funding available to support travel and participation of MGoS at the meeting.

Richard Huggard