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Delivering on the Capacity Development of Civil Society and other Stakeholders to ensure a successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) has established a process of voluntary national reviews (VNRs), which have become a tool for the review and implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its SDGs. Between the years 2016 and 2018, 111 VNRs have been submitted by governments to the HLPF. Since its inception, the HLPF peer review system …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

Measuring Progress: The Sustainable Progress Index 2019

The ‘Sustainable Progress Index 2018’ compares Ireland’s progress on achieving the SDGs compared to its peer countries in EU-15.
While affluence affords the resources to address social, environmental and political concerns, the evidence suggests that it is not enough. Some of the measures used to pursue economic growth (policies and values) are often barriers …

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Ireland
Monitoring & review tools

VNR: Engaging in national implementation and review of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals – a civil society quick guide

This quick guide aims to provide guidance to civil society, national coalitions and other nongovernmental stakeholders on how to engage in this review process.

The main objective of VNRs is to facilitate the sharing of experiences, including successes,challenges and lessons learned, with a view to accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. They also …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools

The Human Rights Guide to the Sustainable Development Goals: Linking human rights with all Sustainable Development Goals and targets

What is the Human Rights Guide to the SDGs?
This Guide illustrates the human rights anchorage of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by making concrete links between the 169 targets and the relevant range of:

– International and regional human rights instruments
– International labour standards
– Key environmental instruments – …

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Denmark, UN
Monitoring & review tools, Other

The UPR-SDG Data Explorer

What is the UPR-SDG Data Explorer?
The UPR-SDG Data Explorer is a searchable database that links recommendations from the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

It allows users to explore how UPR recommendations for specific countries, regions or groups of rights-holders are linked to the 169 targets contained …

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Denmark, UN
Monitoring & review tools, Other

The 2018 Peer Review on the German Sustainability Strategy

The German Government invited the International Peer Group to review its Sustainable Development Strategy.

The main RECOMMENDATIONS are:

1. Keep what works, elevate what is good, and change what has failed to deliver.
2. Make the institutional architecture charged with implementing the GSDS more
effective.
3. Raise the level of ambition for …

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Germany
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

Germany and the global sustainability agenda 2018: This is how sustainability works!

In Germany and the Sustainable Development Agenda:This is how sustainability works! the authors and interview partners explain how sustainability policy can be actively shaped and where it has already been put into practice. Civil society and trade union initiatives
as well as measures at local level and examples from other countries serve to illustrate …

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Germany
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

Measuring up: How the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

UKSSD report ‘Measuring up’ shows how the UK is performing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the first time. And while there’s an enormous amount to celebrate, the most vulnerable people and places in our society are increasingly being left behind.

Measuring up is the most comprehensive review of the current situation in …

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United Kingdom
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers

Irish Coalition 2030 report

The first section of this report – ‘General Reflections and Key Concerns’ – sets out some of the most pressing issues with regard to Ireland’s SDG performance from the standpoint of Coalition 2030. Chief among these are the weaknesses in Ireland’s recently-published National Implementation Plan; its poor performance in meeting commitments on overseas development aid …

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Ireland
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers, SDG coalitions

Voluntary National Review Reports– what do they report?

Voluntary national reviews (VNRs), are an important innovation as a United Nations process for follow up to the adoption of development agendas. Until now, the practice was to review implementation globally, primarily based on reports by the Secretary General. Agenda 2030 introduces a new approach that is ‘country led’, and that ‘take(s) into account national …

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UN
Monitoring & review tools, Policy papers
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