The “A” Word: Monitoring the SDGs

Twenty-two UN independent human rights rapporteurs wrote to the Rio+20 Summit that “real risk exists that commitments made in Rio will remain empty promises without effective monitoring and accountability.” This danger also exists for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Could Universal Periodic Reviews (UPRs) of SDG progress be the answer?

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Read an analysis on this question by Roberto Bissio (Social Watch) in a new briefing paper for Future United Nations Development System.

Read the whole briefing online here.

Download the briefing (pdf, 512 kB).

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