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2030 Agenda Working Group, 1st Meeting

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25
September
2016
Location: 
Cairo, Egypt
the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

During the full-day meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) Working Group (WG) on the 2030 Agenda, members have discussed the collective efforts of the different agencies, one year after the launch of the 2030 Agenda, and identify areas for mutual cooperation.  

The inter-agency WG on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, whose members are the directors of regional United Nations offices was chaired by ESCWA. According to its Terms of Reference, the WG aims to:

Support coordination efforts of regional UN actors and the League of Arab States in their efforts to adapt, implement, monitor and report on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  It will seek to harness the collective strength of all the agencies to undertake joint research, consensus building, capacity building, advocacy and knowledge exchange, follow up and review and monitoring of progress on the new global agenda.  It will promote an integrated approach in all its activities, in line with the spirit of the new agenda.”