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Urgent Action Alert: High Level Political Forum–How to get involved

June 02, 2017

Planning for this year’s High Level Political Forum is starting to pick up. In this document you will find some basic information to ensure you are up to speed in the upcoming processes and deadlines. More information will be shared periodically.

When: July 10-19
Where: UN Headquarters, New York
What: The HLPF is the central UN body for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, 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.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

Source: icaso.org