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Dear Friends and colleagues,
The 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), will be convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019, with the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum convened jointly with the high-level segment of the Council from 16 July to 18 July 2019.
Forty-nine (49) countries intend to present their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at this year’s forum (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/vnrs/), 41 for the first time and 9 for the second time.
The theme of this year’s forum will be “Empowering people and ensuring Inclusiveness and equality”. following SDGs are going to be reviewed this year:
Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all;
Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all;
Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries;
Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts;
Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels;
Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development (reviewed annually)
- Registration is now open for the 2019 HLPF! Deadline 15 June 2019 at 11:59pm. Please click here to register.
- Information Note for Participants
- Draft programme for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and the High-level Segment of ECOSOC 2019
Regional Coordinator- ADA