Tag archive of Development

2016 Asia Civil Society Forum on SDG16

        From August 15-16, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, approximately 100 participants from across the Asian region gathered to discuss strategy on moving forward on SDG monitoring and implementation on the national level. Relating to SDG 16 the conference developed strategies on accountability, peace and security, human rights, governance, and transparency. The first day of the conference reviewed the outcomes of CSO engagement

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Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16 (March 2, 2016, Geneva)

       Democracy, Development and Human Rights: Indicators for SDG16   Wednesday March 2 • 12:00 - 14:00 • Palais des Nations • Room XXVII Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals demands democratic and inclusive societies. The SDG 16 on promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies, is a development goal in its own right but also a necessary instrument to deliver development as set out in the entire 2030 agenda. The

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[SC Member News] Migrant Forum in Asia: Campaign of “Step It Up: Dignity, Rights, Development”

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UN Migrant Workers Convention and the 40th year of the ILO Convention 143 on migrant workers across the world. STEP IT UP: Dignity, Rights, Development is the global campaign launched by the Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) network and its affiliated civil society organizations, trade unions, the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families, and the International

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