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Chronology of Millenium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

Events Timeline Agendas
Millennium Declaration (MDG) Year 2000

Year 2001





2000 - 2006


2007




2010

2014 - 2015
 
Millennium Declaration.

- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was set up.
- The MDGs encapsulate eight globally agreed goals in the areas of poverty alleviation, education, gender equality and empowerment of women, child and maternal health, environmental sustainability, reducing HIV/AIDS and communicable diseases, and building a global partnership for development.

- The development MDGs only involved EPU.
- Malaysia published MDGR 2005.

- DOSM started to develop MDGs.
- Received fund from UN to build a platform for MDGs indicators.
- MalaysiaInfo as well as appointed as focal point in coordinating data collection.
- There were 11 agencies involved in providing data on MDGs.

Malaysia published MDGR 2010.

- The process of reporting achievements of MDGs 2015.
- DOSM requested for technical assistance and Technical Working Group (TWG).
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20) 20 - 22 June 2012
- The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20),
- Held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- From 20 to 22 June 2012.
- Resulted Rio+20 Outcome Document which is an agreement by Member States to launch a process to develop a set of sustainable development goals that can be used to pursue focused and coherent action on sustainable development.
- Open Working Group (OWG) was established.
- Malaysia was represented by EPU and NRE.
Open Working Group
(OWG)
2012 - 2014
- Series of meeting OWG was conducted
- Malaysia was represented by Permanent Representative in New York
- 17 Goals and 169 Targets were developed from this OWG
Post 2015 Development Agenda:

Malaysia’s involvement in the process of finalizing the Outcome Document
January - July 2015
- Inter-Governmental meetings.
- Objective of meetings:
  • To finalize post 2015 development agenda which is reported in Outcome Document
- Malaysia was represented by Task Team SDGs from EPU
- Series of meetings were as follows:
  • Stock Taking (19 - 21 Jan 2015)
  • Declaration (17 - 20 February 2015)
  • Goals & Targets (23 - 27 March 25)
  • Means of Implementation (MOI) & Global Partnership (20 - 24 April 2015)
  • Follow up and Review (18 - 22 May 2015)
  • Inter governmental negotiations on the Outcome Documents (22 - 25 June 2015)
  • Inter governmental negotiations on the Outcome Documents (20 - 24 July 2015)
  • Inter governmental negotiations on the Outcome Documents (27 - 31 July 2015)
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 25 September 2015
Malaysia has expressed commitment along with 193 other countries to support and implement the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 2015)
12 October 2016
Establishing a multi-stakeholder and participatory governance structure spearheaded by the National SDG Council, chaired by Prime Minister
21 November 2016
National SDG Steering Committee Meeting No. 1/2016
2016 - 2017
Member of High Level Group (HLG) on Sustainable Development Goals (HLG-SDGs) representative of Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region
28 August 2017
Established DOSM SDG Task Force
15 October 2019
National SDG Steering Committee Meeting No. 1/2019
2018 - Current
Member of Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (WGSDGI) for Asean Stats
28 December 2018
Launching of The Initial Assessment of The Sustainable Development Goals Indicators for Malaysia 2018, Officiated by Chief Statistician Malaysia
2019 - 2021
Member of Inter Agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDG) representative of Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region
15 March 2019
Launching of The National Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Progress Monitoring System, Officiated by Secretary General, Economic Planning Unit
15 October 2019
National SDG Steering Committee Meeting No. 1/2019
6 - 7 November 2019
National SDG Summit, Officiated by Prime Minister of Malaysia
29 November 2019
Launching of Sustainable Development Goals Indicators, Malaysia, 2018 report, Officiated by Chief Statistician Malaysia
12 October 2020
Volunteered as member of Working Group on Geospatial Information (WGGI) for IAEG SDG
November 2020
Volunteered as member of metadata sub-group for IAEG-SDG
10 December 2020
Launching of Sustainable Development Goals Indicators, Malaysia, 2019, Officiated by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy)
10 December 2020
SDG Webinar 2020 (National and International sessions)