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PCUN Advocacy for SDG Goals

Advocacy by the Psychology Coalition of Accredited NGOs at the UN during the Inter-Governmental Negotiations that Established the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

March 10, 2016

During the 2013-2015 Inter-Governmental Negotiations to develop the 2030 SDGs, PCUN led advocacy campaigns with government missions at the UN, urging them to integrate psychological perspectives on mental health and the elimination of racial discrimination into the SDGs framework. The process of the inter-governmental negotiations was extremely challenging, requiring the development of various advocacy statements, contacting representatives of government missions to gain their support, and arranging meetings with them to plan strategies.

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