KEY FORUM RESOURCES
Our Forum has been planned around these three key resources. We urge all Forum participants to familiarise themselves with these highly informative and practical documents.
THE SDG PARTNERSHIP GUIDEBOOK
This is the flagship publication of the SDG Partnership Accelerator, a collaboration involving The Partnering Initiative and the UN, led by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, along with the UN Office of Partnerships, UN Global Compact, and UN Development Coordination Office.
This report will particularly underpin the Partnering with the UN session on Day 1.
TRANSFORMING AUSTRALIA: SDG PROGRESS REPORT
Prepared in partnership with the National Sustainable Development Council and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute, this report - updated in 2020 - provides a comprehensive, independent and data-driven assessment of Australia’s progress towards meeting the SDGs.
This report will provide a reference point for the Forum, particularly our Looking to the Future Session on Day 2.
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND: IMPLEMENTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN AUSTRALIA
This Whitlam Institute report analyses SDGs best practice around the world and offers tools for the Australian Government to take charge of SDG implementation across Australia.
This report will inform the Forum and be discussed during our Partnering at the National Level opening discussion on Day 2.
NATIONS UNITED: URGENT SOLUTIONS FOR URGENT TIMES
Our breakout sessions are presented under the four themes of Climate and Planet, Gender Equality, Poverty and Inequality and Justice and Human Rights. These four themes were identified by the UN after a worldwide consultation in the lead up to its 75th anniversary in 2020. Click here to watch the 30 minute video, which beautifully captures the impacts of the global pandemic and the four key themes identified as requiring urgent action.
Below are supporting documents for our breakout sessions. We urge all Forum participants to familiarise themselves with these highly informative and practical documents.
Breakout Session 1A: Circular Economy and Climate
Recycling Victoria A new economy
Breakout Session 1B: Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls
Markets for Change
Breakout Session 1C: Sustainable Finance
UN Principles for Responsible Investment
Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative Roadmap
Breakout Session 1D: Driving sustainable reconciliation efforts through an Indigenous rights lens
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
Breakout Session 2A: Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable:
Breakout Session 2B: Women in Leadership
Women Rise for All
Breakout Session 2C: Financing the SDGs
Financing the SDGs
Breakout Session 3A: Biodiversity in Spotlight
UN Summit on Biodiversity
Making Peace with Nature
Breakout Session 3B: Wiyi Yani U Thangani - Women's Voices
Wiyi Yani U Thangani – (Women’s Voices): Securing our Rights, Securing our Future Report
Breakout Session 3C: Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Bridging the Divide on Refugee Policy
Refugee Legal’s Corporate Clinic Presentation to the UN
Refugees Advocate for their Rights
Breakout Session 3D: Modern Slavery
Global Slavery Index
The Australian Government’s 5-year plan to combat modern slavery – what does it mean for business?