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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Event

Title:
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
When:
Mon, 9. July 2018, 09:00 h - Wed, 18. July 2018, 17:00 h
Where:
UN Headquarters - New York City, New York
Category:
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Description

The high-level political forum on sustainable development will meet from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018. The ministerial meeting of the forum will be from Monday, 16 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

The theme is: "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies".

The HLPF will also review progress towards the SDGS and focus in particular on:

  • Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year:

The first week will include numerous panel and roundtables on the theme and on the SDGs under review.

47 countries will carry out Voluntary National Reviews during the ministerial meetings.


Venue

Location:
UN Headquarters
City:
New York City
State:
New York
Country:
United States

Contact

Email: unic.portofspain@unic.org 

Telephone: 1(868) 623 8438 or 623 4813

Fax: 1 (868) 623 4332 

Address: 

2nd Floor Bretton Hall, 16 Victoria Avenue, 

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

 

 

 

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