Trade union take on SDG implementation - Senegal

Trade unions in Senegal highlight two crosscutting barriers to the achievement 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. : low social protection coverage and a high level of informality. While their participation has been solicited to a certain extent, notably on climate change, more involvement of the social partners is needed if these barriers are to be overcome. Trade unions also highlight the need for better monitoring provisions in order to obtain verifiable, transparent and comparable data, particularly on informal work. In order to fully mobilise civil society for the realisation 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. , trade unions recommend a deepening of transparency and consultation provisions.