UNGA President Circulates Draft Resolution on 2030 Agenda
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The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Sam Kutesa circulated a draft resolution to transmit the outcome document of the UN Summit for the adoption of the post- 2015 development agenda to the UNGA's 70th session, for adoption during the Summit.

He further informed Member States that he will convene a plenary meeting of the UNGA to take action on the draft resolution.

69th Session of the UNGA21 August 2015: The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Sam Kutesa, circulated a draft resolution to transmit the outcome document of the UN Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda to the UNGA’s 70th session, for adoption during the Summit. Kutesa further informed Member States that he will convene a plenary meeting of the UNGA to take action on the draft resolution. The UNGA meeting will take place on 1 September 2015, in New York, US.

The draft Resolution, titled ‘Outcome document of the United Nations Summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda’ (A/69/L.85), welcomes the “successful conclusion” of the negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda and the outcome document, titled ‘Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,’ which was agreed by consensus at the informal meeting of the plenary on 2 August 2015. By the resolution, Member States would decide to transmit the outcome document to the UNGA’s 70th session for action during the Summit.

The UN Summit for the adoption of the post- 2015 development agenda will take place from 25-27 September 2015, in New York, US. [Letter of UNGA President and Draft Resolution] [IISD RS Story on Outcome Document of UN Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda]

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