Post-2015 IGN (Follow-up and Review) 18-22 May 2015

The next session of the intergovernmental negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda will be held from 18-22 May in Conference Room 4 on “Follow-up and review”.  The programme of work, relevant background documentation and a list of side events are available on our website at

On Wednesday, 20 May, there will be an interactive dialogue with representatives of Major Groups and other stakeholders from 10:00am to 1:00pm in Conference Room 4. Following an open call for applications, the May Stakeholder Steering Committee has selected the following speakers to intervene during the dialogue: The scenario for the interactive dialogue will be finalised by the Steering Committee together with the selected speakers and is expected to be available on Tuesday, 19 May, 2015.

There will be a total of 12 seats with microphones available for the use of Major Groups and other stakeholders on a rotational basis in Conference Room 4. Additional seating for representatives of Major Groups and other stakeholders will be available in the balcony area of Conference Room 4. All meetings will also be webcast at

There will be daily reserved caucus meeting rooms for the use of Major Groups and other stakeholders. Please note it is not the same room for all day; refer to the schedule for daily location. The room is available Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 6:00pm. It can be reserved for use through the following link:

Daily coordination meetings for Major Groups and other stakeholders Monday-Friday 8:30-9:30am

There will be daily morning caucusing meetings for Major Groups and other stakeholders from 8:30-9:30 am in Conference Room 7 located in the basement of the UN Conference Building. Please note on Thursday 21 May this meeting will take place in Conference Room 8, also from 8:30-9:30 am.

The following colleagues from the UN system will join the morning caucusing meetings:

  • Monday, 18 May: Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director DESA DSD (on post-2015 process)
  • Tuesday, 19 May: Mr. Daniel Platz, DESA FFD Office (on FFD process)
  • Wednesday, 20 May: Ms. Marion Barthelemy, Chief of DESA DSD Intergovernmental Support and Interagency Branch (on HLPF preparations)
  • Thursday, 21 May: Ms. Suvi Seppalainen, Advisor, Office of the President of the 69th session of the General Assembly (on PGA post-2015 hearings)