Multiple parties, including FBO’s – Faith Based Organisations, are stakeholders in the 2015 UN Sustainable Development Goals. An advocacy toolkit is available.
The Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015) programme is a multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in collaboration with UNDESA. The programme provides tools and opportunities for all stakeholders to input to the process and help build a more sustainable future, through five focus areas: raising awareness; increasing engagement; empowering stakeholders; coordinating advocacy; and strengthening governance.
See www.SD2015.org for more information and resources.
The advocacy toolkit is for civil society organisations and other stakeholders (such as Faith Based Organisations) that wish to influence the post-2015 development agenda, including the design of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Part 1: The Post-2015 Development Agenda: What Is It and How Can You Engage? Provides a full background on the post-2015 processes and identifies key entry points for engagement and influence.
Part 2: Developing a Post-2015 Advocacy Strategy Guides you through the necessary steps for developing your own post-2015 advocacy strategy, building on the information and opportunities identified in Part 1. ‘Engaging with the Media Guide
The media guide provides guidance to the strategic use of the media and social media in the context of post-2015 advocacy.
You will find advice and guidance on how to target your messages for broadcast, press and social media; identify and build relationships with journalists; conduct interviews and hold press conferences, in order to deliver your post-2015 advocacy messages to a wider audience.
The advocacy toolkit is also available as an interactive, online mini-site . New audiovisual content, updates and analysis will be provided on the mini-site, so keep checking for more details.
Download the toolkit and the guide at: www.SD2015.org/index.php/engagement-tools/advocacy-toolkit