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Water, sanitation and sustainable energy & the post-2015 development agenda: Quick Guide

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Eradicating extreme poverty is our most urgent priority: sustainable development our guide
Secretary-General's speech at the opening of the thematic debate, 18 Feb. 2014

18-19 February 2014:  General  Assembly thematic debate on Water, sanitation and sustainable energy in the Post-2015 development agenda.  Both the President of the General Assembly, Mr. John Ashe and Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary-General addressed the meeting.

The Consultation was conducted in three stages. Starting in November 2012 and ending in March 2013 it expanded outward through social media and launching the Post-2015 Water Thematic Consultation interactive website to provoke, engage, and amplify thousands of diverse new voices and perspectives from people all over the globe.

Post-2015 Development Agenda

The UN System Task Team was established by the UN Secretary-General to support system-wide preparations for the post-2015 UN development agenda, in consultation with all stakeholders, including Member States, civil society, academia and the private sector.


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