Informal comments to Members of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals on the Working Document for its 11th Session
This document offers informal comments from Saferworld on the Working Document circulated by the co-Chairs of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals in advance of its 11th session. While the OWG should be congratulated for its continued pursuit of consensus on inclusion of commitments related to peace and governance, this document offers a number of suggestions for refining the content proposed, drawing on the available evidence.
Date: April 2014
While we recognise that Member States are carefully working towards consensus on the treatment of the sensitive issues related to this focus area, we reiterate that addressing issues of peace, rule of law and governance in the post-2015 framework is essential.