|2017 HLPF: Registration now open |
DESA/DSD is pleased to launch the registration process for the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) in 2017, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The meeting will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.
REGISTRATION LINK: bit.ly/HLPF2017
The theme will be "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. “Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development” that will be considered each year:
• Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
• Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
• Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
• Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
• Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
• Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
For more information on the forum, including the 44 countries that will be making their voluntary national presentations, please see the following website: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf
In accordance with General Assembly resolution 67/270, registration is open for two categories of NGOs to participate in the HLPF:
• Organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC; and
• Organizations on the CSD Roster.
Deadline for registration: 11 June 2017
|Organizations in ECOSOC Consultative Status |
In addition to registering through the above registration link, organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC must request grounds passes to attend the HLPF. These passes should be requested as soon as possible, and no later than 28 June 2017. Organizations that are in consultative status with ECOSOC can request up to 9 temporary grounds passes at a time, in addition to 7 annual grounds passes. These passes need to be requested through the Integrated Civil Society Organizations System (iCSO). More information on how to request grounds passes can be found on the website: http://csonet.org/?menu=86
Organizations on the CSD Roster
Organizations on the CSD Roster must use the above registration link to request temporary grounds passes for the HLPF. CSD Roster organizations can request up to 5 temporary grounds passes. Once the registration is approved, a confirmation email will be sent with further instructions on how to download a confirmation letter from the CSO Net registration system. Information on how to obtain temporary grounds passes for organizations on CSD Roster will be sent to approved participants after registration is closed.
Travel, Visa and Subsistence
All participants are responsible for securing their own funding for travel and subsistence and for making their own travel arrangements. You will also need to make your own U. S. visa and transit visa arrangements, if applicable.