From the Sustainable Development Goals to the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Building a Consensus for Peace - Saferworld
The question of how issues related to peace, governance and justice fit into the post-2015 development framework – indeed whether they should be included at all – was the longest-debated and most divisive issue during the debates of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals. The final outcome document included a goal to “Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels”. This represents a significant step forward. Yet there remains opposition from some Member States to including these issues in the new development framework.
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