IEU takes part in the Steering Committee of the Global SDG Synthesis Coalition

  • Article type News
  • Publication date 06 Jul 2023

On Friday 23 June 2023, the IEU participated in the inaugural meeting of the Steering Committee of the Global SDG Synthesis Coalition. Presentations covered an overview of the Global SDG Synthesis Coalition, a discussion of progress made and preliminary findings from the Partnership Pillar Synthesis, and a brief update of the status of the People, Planet, Peace, and Prosperity syntheses. The IEU was represented by Yeonji Kim, Knowledge Management and Uptake Specialist a.i.

The Global SDG Synthesis Coalition is an initiative spearheaded by the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office and Global Affairs Canada to generate syntheses organized around the five SDG pillars (people, planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership) and policy recommendations for accelerating results in the final years of the SDGs and to inform the post-SDG development agenda. The IEU is co-chairing the Planet Pillar synthesis alongside UNEP-IEO.

Several UN entities have confirmed their participation in the Planet synthesis, including the UNDP, UNICEF, and WFP, and the first meeting of the Planet Pillar management group is likely to take place later in the month. In addition, the Planet synthesis aims to incorporate lessons learned from the Partnership pillar.

You can learn more about the SDG Synthesis Coalition here.