Important dates for 2017


The main UN platform to oversee the global review and follow-up to the 2030 Agenda is the High Level Political Forum meeting (10-19 July 20167). Some of the important meetings leading up to the HLPF are listed below. Go to the webpages to find more information on how to engage in the meetings/or consultations.

16-18 January

First United Nations World Data Forum, hosted by Statistics South Africa

7-10 March

48th Session of the Statistical Commission (New York)

Discussion on the data and indicators for the 2030 Agenda

28 – 31 March

5th Meeting of Inter-Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Indicators (Canada) – deadline for application for stakeholders: 22 February

  • ESCAP (29-31 March 2017 Bangkok, Thailand)
  • ECE (25 April 2017 , Geneva, Switzerland)
  • ECLAC (26-28 April 2017, Mexico City)
  • ECA (16-19 May 2017, Venue TBC)
  • ESCWA (3-5 May, Venue TBD)

10-19 July

High Level Political Forum meeting (17-19 July: Ministerial Segment)

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