2016 ECOSOC e-Discussion: Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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The 2016 e-Discussion is taking place from 29 February to 25 March. The discussion will address specific aspects of the 2016 ECOSOC theme of “Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results”.

Participants may join the e-Discussion at: https://www.unteamworks.org/ECOSOC-2016

The 2016 e-Discussion will provide the Economic and Social Council with suggestions and recommendations on how to best address implementation challenges of the new Agenda, with a special focus on the national level.

The discussion consists of three concurrently running thematic windows, each led by an expert moderator. The thematic windows address:

  1. Scope and implications of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 
    Moderator: Ms. Diana Alarcón, Chief, Development Strategy and Policy Unit, DPAD, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA);
  2. National implementation,
    Moderator: Mr. Pedro Conceicao, Director, Strategic Policy, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP; and
  3. Follow-up and review,
    Moderator: Mr. Neil Pierre, Chief, Policy Coordination Branch, OESC/DESA.


Stakeholders, experts, practitioners and policy-makers from all over the world are invited to engage in this global dialogue.

The e-Discussion is coordinated and organized by UN DESA and UNDP.