Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 5 in the UK Contents
Annex: Terms of reference
The Committee set out the following questions on which it welcomed views:
- How well understood are the Goals in the UK and what more can be done to promote them?
- Is there consensus across Government about what the terms used in Goal 5 mean in the UK context?
- What action is the UK Government taking to implement Goal 5 to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls in the UK by 2030? What more can the UK Government do to achieve this?
- What more do individual government departments need to do to prioritise Goal 5 targets? What practical steps need to be taken?
- What resourcing is in place for the implementation of Goal 5? Is further resourcing required?
- How effective is coordination and leadership across UK government departments on implementing Goal 5? Is a single point of responsibility preferable to delegated responsibility across departments, and who should lead?
- What monitoring mechanisms are in place to measure progress in the UK against Goal 5 and how can these be improved?
- Which targets under Goal 5 are the most difficult to measure progress against? How can the Government ensure that the hard to measure targets are not neglected?
- Which targets/issues under Goal 5 have been hardest to make progress on and why? Which require a greater emphasis?
- What role do the private and third sector have to play in achieving Goal 5 in the UK and how effectively are these roles supported by the Government?
- What examples of good practice are there in the UK or abroad, for implementing and monitoring progress against these and other global targets? How effectively does the UK Government learn from such practice?