SDG Watch Open letter to EC president Juncker
SDG Watch Europe, an alliance of 70 organisations including Plan International, wrote to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker calling for him to adopt, as a matter of urgency, an overarching strategy to guide implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Agenda 2030: So now what?
As the ink dries on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and memories of a historic UN General Assembly begin to fade, “So, now what?” is the question we must all answer.
News: What do the SDGs mean for the EU?
What do the proposed Sustainable Development Goals really mean for the EU? That was the question posed by Tanya Cox, Acting Head of Plan International's EU Office, when she addressed the European Economic and Social Committee.
News: Post-2015: “Not as easy as pulling a rabbit out of a hat”
As discussions about a post-2015 framework are getting louder, universality appears as the key element of an effective agenda.
SPEECH: POST-2015 FRAMEWORK 'MUST ADDRESS FAILURES IN GOVERNANCE'
Speaking at the opening of the European Year for Development 2015, Tanya Cox, Co-chair of the Beyond-2015 European Taskforce, called for the post-2015 framework to address failures in governance.
What are the EP's post-2015 priorities?
December 9, 2014: The EP outlined its “priorities” in a resolution adopted on the post-2015 Framework.
Video: Interview with Klaus Rudischhauser - Part 2: Post-2015
As the EU is supporting a universal post-2015 framework, EuropeAid's Deputy Director points out that Europe is uniquely placed to play a leading role.
NEWS: REACTION TO EU’S POST-2015 VISION
Of particular interest to Plan International are the EU’s approach to the question of the universality of the framework, to gender equality and human rights more broadly, to governance and accountability and the place of young people in future accountability mechanisms.