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Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Feb 13, 2014

The 8th Session of Open Working Group (OWG-8) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) was held from 3-7 February 2014, at UN Headquarters in New York.

 
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One of the three topics OWG-8 focused on was "Oceans and seas, forests, biodiversity". For a short summing up of the two days of discussion, please see summary bullet points and concluding remarks below. OWG-8 side events also addressed forest issues.

Following OWG-8, five decision-making sessions of the OWG will take place, from March-July 2014.

Co-Chairs’ Summary bullet points for OWG-8

OWG8 Concluding Remarks of Co-Chairs (draft)

ISSD press release

More information:
IISD daily coverage
IISD global report
UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform