National Consultation SDGs: Agenda 2030
A two-day National multi-stakeholder Consultation on SDGs was organized by the WNTA on 8th & 9th November 2016 at Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. National Multi-Stakeholder Consultation was intended to bring together the distinguish participant from Government and non- government organizations, including individuals, academician, think tanks, experts, grassroots workers civil society leaders and other stakeholders who have and have not engagement on SDGs.
About 270 participants include officials from NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) & Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), people from CSOs and grassroots organizations, social worker, activist, academician and other experts across 18 states including of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, West Bengal, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi Participated in the event.
One of the pillars of the WNTA is to build awareness on SDGs among the civil society members/ Organizations, Community based organisation and other stakeholder at the state and national level who have long term engagement with different marginalised section of the society. WNTA organized six state level Consultations on the SDGs in the states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andra Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Broader Objectives of the campaign;
- Popularizing SDGs at State and National level and to facilitate dialogue between civil society groups and appropriate governments to realize and incorporate these goals in the national and sub-national planning.
- Strengthening the networking with CSOs network and advocate with the Government, the NITI Aayog for better implementation of SDGs.
- Regular monitoring of the SDGs and facilitating the periodic shadow reporting and, monitoring. Identification of Gaps and advocacy.
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WNTA organized Community Level Conversation amongst 10 Social Groups/Communities in seven states namely Jharkhand, Andra Pradesh, Delhi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Kerala amongst social groups namely, Tribals, Dalit, Religious Minorities, Youth, Labour, Migrants, LGBT, Women & Girls, Commercial Sex workers and Fishing Community. Community Level Conversation was conducted followed by the online survey with an aim to collected voices of the marginalized communities in the forms issues, challenges and the gaps due to which they face problem in their daily lives. The online survey was intended to know what are the priority areas for the community level conversation and the recommendations of the online survey was taken care and taken forward to the community level conversation.
The objectives of the community level conversations were;
- To identify the priorities of the group and its relation / reflection in the SDGs.
- To identify the issue and concerns of the socially excluded groups/communities in context of SDGs
- To identify the gaps and challenges (social, economic and political) for the community to achieve the SDGs.
- To Assess/analyse the existing approaches and to identify the best practices.
- To set indicators to measure the extent to which the targets within the goals are being reached.
- To draw recommendations and to draft proposed interventions.
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