Task Force Welcomes Joint Statement to the Sustainable Development Goals Open Working GroupUnited Nations, New York

4th Session, June 17-19, 2013

The High-Level Task Force for the ICPD welcomes the joint statement delivered by the United Nations Ambassador of Uruguay on behalf of a a cross-regional group of 24 Member States, during the Fourth Session of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals.

The statement called for “a greatly needed focus on very important aspects of the rights-based agenda that we aspire to build, on behalf of [the Uruguayan] delegation and the following Member States: Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Mozambique, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Rwanda, South Africa, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.