A trade union focus on the SDGs - Benin

A dominant informal sector has made for difficult progress. Promisingly however, the Benin government has made significant efforts for an inclusive and consultative implementation of the SDGs SDGs The Sustainable Development Goals were one of the outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference. The members States launched a new set of future international development goals, which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post-2015 development agenda. . Recent engagement with the informal sector is sketching a path to addressing some of the issues at the core of this situation. Among other things, trade unions propose to standardise this approach by strengthening social dialogue around the implementation of the National Development Plan.