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Stakeholder Preparatory Forum on Post-2015 Development Agenda: This preparatory forum will bring together Major Groups and stakeholders to share their positions and priorities for the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda, which tentatively are expected to begin immediately after the Forum. Participants also will learn how they can effectively engage in the negotiation process going forward. The forum is being organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS).
Sustainable Development Goals
Financing for Development  PrepCom 1

Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 3-1) - UNFCCC
President of the UN General Assembly:  High-Level Thematic Debate on Means of Implementation for a Transformative Post-2015 development agenda
Sustainable Development Goals

UN Statistical Commission 
President of the UN General Assembly:  High-Level Thematic Debate on Advancing Gender equality and empowerment of Women in the Post-2015 development agenda
Commission on the Status of Women Priority theme: The main focus of the session will be on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, including current challenges that affect its implementation and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women. he session will also address opportunities for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women in the post-2015 development agenda.
Nexus Conference – Water-Food-Energy (Habitat III)
Sustainable Development Goals

6-10 (TBC)
President of the UN General Assembly:  High-Level Thematic Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation
Habitat III Prepcom to be announced
Commission on Population and Development: Realizing the future we want: integrating population issues into sustainable development, including the post-2015 development agenda
Financing for Development Prep Com II
EcoSoc Special High-level Meeting of the Council with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Sustainable Development Goals

World Health Assembly
Sustainable Development Goals
EcoSoc Forum on Partnerships

42nd Sessions of the UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies UNFCCC
Resilient Cities 2015: 6th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation- ICLEI
Financing for Development Prep Com III              
Sustainable Development Goals
High Level Political Forum
President of the UN General Assembly:  High-Level Event on Climate Change

EcoSoc high Level
Financing for Development Conference
Sustainable Development Goals

70th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 70)
SDG Summit
October 6-8                  Eye on the Earth Summit
UNFCCC COP 21 The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC

Febraury 1st TBC
Statistical  Commission  - where they will agree the indicators for the SDGs
July TBC
Habitat III: Prepcom III
71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71)
17 October
Habitat III


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