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About Post-2015 Primer Series
UN-NGLS is pleased to launch the first issue of its Post-2015 Primer Series, created with the intention to demystify the post-Rio+20 and post-2015 intergovernmental processes and to help strengthen coordination and coherency between them. UN-NGLS aims to help ensure entry points for civil society seeking to engage with these processes, which are explained through these primers in easy-to-understand terms. The primers are in English, French, and Spanish. Visit Primer Series Website.

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Primer #1: Overview of UN Intergovernmental Processes to Define the “Post-2015 Development Agenda”

Primer #1 provides a broad overview of the intergovernmental processes that will lead to the new development agenda – including the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing, and the General Assembly Special Event on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Post-2015 Development Agenda. The primers will also highlight political opportunities for civil society participation in the UN post-2015 intergovernmental arena.

Future primers will focus in-depth on the four intergovernmental processes mentioned above, and will include guides and instructions on participation.

Download Primer #1: Overview (PDF).