Second meeting of the IAEG-SDGs


26 - 28 October 2015   Bangkok
UN ESCAP

UN DESA's Statistics Division is organising the second meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), to be held on 26-28 October 2015 at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand and hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).

The IAEG-SDGs was established by the Statistical Commission at its 46th session to develop an indicator framework for the monitoring of the goals and targets of the post-2015 development agenda at the global level, and to support its implementation.

Meeting objectives

  • Review the list of possible global indicators
  • Discuss the global indicator framework, interlinkages across targets and critical issues including data disaggregation
  • Discuss the work plan and next steps

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Announcements

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Monday, 26 October 2015

Registration for IAEG-SDG members  8:00am—8:30am

Closed meeting for IAEG-SDG members (Meeting Room A) 8:30am—10:00am

Registration for IAEG-SDG observers and other stakeholders  8:30am—10:00am


Morning session  10:00am—12:30pm

  • 1Opening remarks
    • -Ms. Francesca Perucci, Chief of the Statistical Services Branch, UN Statistics Division
    • -Ms. Margarita F. Guerrero, Officer-in-Charge, UN-ESCAP Statistics Division
  • 2Overview of the process and mandates of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
  • 3Overall architecture of indicators
  • 4Review of the proposed indicators for global monitoring and recommended revisions

Afternoon session  2:00pm—6:00pm

  • 4(continued) Review of the proposed indicators for global monitoring and recommended revisions
  • 5Statements by Stakeholders

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Morning session  9:00am—12:30pm

  • 4(continued) Review of the proposed indicators for global monitoring and recommended revisions
  • 6Statements by Stakeholders
  • Afternoon session  2:00pm—6:00pm

    • 4(continued) Review of the proposed indicators for global monitoring and recommended revisions

    Wednesday, 28 October 2015

    Morning session  9:00am—12:30pm

    • 7Presentation of the proposal on the list of global SDG indicators to be presented to the UN Statistical Commission
    • 8Data disaggregation
    • 9Integration of geospatial information for SDG monitoring
    • Afternoon session  2:00pm—5:30pm

      • 10Structure and content of report to be presented to the UN Statistical Commission
      • 11Work plan and next steps
      • 12Closing remarks
        • -Mr. Lenni Montiel, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Outcome documents

  • Agenda Item 4 - Review of proposed indicators - 2 Nov 2015 (PDF)
  • Meeting summary and work plan (PDF)

Background documents

  • Informal note on the organization of the meeting (as of 14 Oct 2015) (PDF)
  • Open consultation: Summary of comments received (corrected version - 19 October 2015) and list of indicator proposals (11 August 2015) (PDF) (XLS)
  • Open consultation: Responses to the comments and questions raised by countries and contained in "Summary of Comments" (PDF)
  • Open consultation: Summary of comments received (25 September 2015) and list of indicator proposals (11 August 2015) (PDF)
  • Open consultation: Detailed inputs from IAEG-SDGs Members and Observers (PDF)
  • Open consultation: Detailed inputs from civil society, academia, and private sector (XLS)
  • Compilation of Metadata Received on Indicators for Global Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and Targets (updated 23 October 2015) (PDF)
  • Note on the consultation process (as of 24 September 2015) (PDF)

Member Responses to Questionnaire on Indicator Proposals