Timeline

Timeline of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and related processes:

1992United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) (Earth Summit or Rio Summit)
1995: Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action)
2002: World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg Summit, or Rio+10)
2012: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
2013 – 2014: Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (thirteen sessions), Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (five sessions)
January – August 2015: Intergovernmental Negotiations (seven sessions)
March 2015: 59th Session of the Commission of the Status of Women (Beijing+20)
July 2015: 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
September 2015: United Nations Sustainable Development Summit (also known as the UN Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda)
November – December 2015: 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (COP 21)
March 2016: 60th Session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW60)
July 2016: High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2016 under the auspices of ECOSOC

 

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