16 Aug, 2018

High-Level Political Forum 2018: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”

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UN Photo/ Loey Felipe This year the annual High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) was held in New York from 9th - 18th of July days as part of the follow-up and review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The HLPF has the participation of Member States, UN agencies, civil

25 Jul, 2017

Three areas where young people were in the spotlight at HLPF

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Each year, Ministers from all over the world gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review the progress made in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). This year’s HLPF provided an opportunity to highlight youth participation in the implementation of the SDGs and showcase lessons

20 Jul, 2017

HLPF 2017: “Youth and the SDGs: From Local Roots to Global Reality”

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On Wednesday 19th of July, the newly appointed UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, participated in the High Level event  “Youth and the SDGs: From Local Roots to Global Reality”. At this event, young advocates joined Ministers from Denmark, Indonesia and Ethiopia in a lively discussion on how to promote an enabling environment for

14 Jul, 2016

Young People Powering the SDGs – HLPF Side Event

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Side Event to the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 1:15pm – 2:30pm Monday 18 July, 2016 CR A, United Nations Headquarters, New York   On Monday July 18, on the sidelines of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the Permanent Missions of Denmark and the Dominican Republic to the United Nations, the United Nations Development Programme

11 Jul, 2016

UN Political Forum Opens With Focus on Achieving 2030 Agenda’s Call to ‘Leave No One Behind’

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From UN News Centre Opening the first meeting of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development since the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today outlined the tasks before the body and called for stronger commitment to accomplish its mandated tasks. “A strong Forum