NEW! Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Framework
Presentation by Ernesto Soria Morales (OECD PCD Unit) at the EU PCD Focal Points Meeting, Brussels, 21 October 2014
The OECD, through its Strategy on Development, is working to give more clarity to the concept of PCD; improve understanding of its relevance for all countries; develop tools to measure progress; and provide opportunities for a more inclusive dialogue with developing countries and key stakeholders. As part of this initiative, the OECD is fostering a more focused, issues-based approach to policy coherence for development, and highlighting ways in which policy coherence can contribute to a post-2015 agenda.
Objectives and definition:
Policy coherence for development is an approach and a tool for integrating the economic, social, environmental and governancedimensions of sustainable development at all stages of domestic and international policy making. Its main objectives are to:
In the post-2015 framework, PCD entails:
Levels of implementation:
Drawing on its multidisciplinary expertise, the OECD suggests to use PCD at five complementary levels for implementing the post-2015 agenda:
Find out more:
How to develop tools for promoting and monitoring policy coherence in a post-2015 era? Practitioners' Workshop, 5 June 2014
Policy coherence for development in a post-2015 era: How can PCD help advance universal goals and contribute to transformational change? Seventh Meeting of National Focal Points for PCD, 4-5 March 2014
Policy coherence for inclusive and sustainable development. OECD and Post-2015 reflections, Element 8, Paper 1, September 2013.