Global Civil Society Consultation for the MDG+10 Summit
12th April 2010 - the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) and the UN Millennium Campaign are launching today a consultation with civil society across the globe with regard to the upcomming September MDG Summit in New York.
The Summit process is an important opportunity to take stock of which development strategies are working and which ones are not, and what strategic decisions and actions at national and international levels are urgently needed to make decisive progress in the next five years.
While the first MDG decade has resulted in significant progress, even in some of the poorest countries of the world, much more needs to be done in the countdown to
The consultation is designed to build on the analysis and recommendations of the UN Secretary-General report for the Summit, ‘Keeping the Promise’ , around four themes:
1. Why are we so far behind in key areas?
2. Emerging issues and challenges
3. Proposals to accelerate progress
4. An action- and accountability-oriented agenda for all stakeholders
The Deadline for submissions is 7 May.