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Development stakeholders questioned on Sustainable Development Goals

3 September 2015

This is the first evidence session for the inquiry into the Sustainable Development Goals, being held in advance of the deadline for written evidence on 10 September.

Witnesses

Tuesday 8 September, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am:

  • Jonathan Glennie, Director of Policy & Research, Save the Children
  • Jamie Drummond, Co-Founder and Executive Director, ONE
  • Melissa Leach, Director, Institute of Development Studies

Purpose of the Session

The first panel includes experts from civil society and academia and offers committee members the opportunity to explore key issues relating to the negotiation of the SDGs and the final draft of the Goals which will be agreed at the upcoming UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York 25-27 September 2015. It will enable members to set the scene for the forthcoming inquiry by highlighting key issues around implementation of the SDGs, and the role of DFID, civil society and academia in this process.

Further Information

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