MMS and UN news -May


Speaking from the UN…

OWG 11th    : The 11th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, were held from May 5-9. The Co-chairs of the OWG have produced a new version of possible goals and targets. There are now 16 focus areas (possible GOALS) with under each some 6 – 12 targets, almost all time-bound and quantified. In comparison to a legal text, the proposal for global goals will not be legally binding – as the MDGs are – and the co-chairs aim at simple targets of 1 line and all conditions should be addressed in indicators for these targets.  The Co-Chairs feel that we need a lot more