UE Consultation. "Ensuring sustainable development globaly: EU Follow-Up to Rio+20"
(Source: European Commission) In 2013, a UN special event will follow up on efforts made toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and will likely raise the issue of what might follow after the target year of 2015. Following the decisions taken at the review meeting in 2010, the UN Secretary General has started preparatory work.
The global political and economic landscape has significantly changed over recent years. Growth in emerging economies has become the key driver of global growth. Disparities within and between developing countries have increased and the GNI per capita of a few upper middle-income countries has outscored some European member states. Likewise, new actors have emerged in the development sphere, including private actors. Some of these were also acknowledged in the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, agreed at the Busan High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in 2011.
The objective of the current Public Consultation is to inform the preparation of an EU contribution to the UN process.
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Documents related: Towards a Post-2015 Framework
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