United Nations经济和社会事务部 可持续发展

Cyprus, Singapore and United Arab Emirates

ELEVENTH SESSION OF OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
5-9 MAY, 2014, NEW YORK

CYPRUS-SINGAPORE-UAE

May 7, 2014
Focus area 7: Energy
Ensure access to affordable, sustainable, and reliable modern energy for all
Thank you co-chair- I will be brief with my statement on behalf of our Troika. On focus area 7 I wish at first to reiterate our Troikas support for a dedicated stand alone goal on energy
• On this focus area we would like to welcome action areas (a), (b), (c). Both three action areas are priorities for our Troika.
Focus area 8: Economic growth, employment and infrastructure
Promote sustainable, inclusive and sustained economic growth and decent jobs for all
• Our Troika welcomes the merging of economic growth, employment and infrastructure as well as the description of this focus area in the title which puts emphasis on sustainable, inclusive and sustained economic growth and decent jobs for all.
• we are very supportive of action area (b) but we observe an overlap with focus area 1 (e)
• There is also an overlap of action area (d) with focus area 9(e)
• Action area 8(f) overlaps with focus area 9(d)
• Our troika is very supportive of action area 8(g)