WECF at High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
WECF is participating in UN's central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustianable Developments (SDGs)
|Donors:||DEVCO, GIZ, WMG|
|Partners:||Women's Major Group|
|Issues:||SDGs, gender equality, national reporting|
|Duration:||07/2017 - 07/2017|
The theme of the conference is"Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". And the set of goals to recieve particular attention during the conference is:
- Goal 1: on poverty
- Goal 2: on agriculture
- Goal 3: on health
- Goal 5: on gender equality
- Goal 9: on infrastructure
- Goal 14: on oceans
"In accordance with paragraph 84. of the 2030 Agenda, Member States have decided that the HLPF shall carry out regular voluntary reviews of the 2030 Agenda which will include developed and developing countries as well as relevant UN entities and other stakeholders. The reviews will be state-led, involving ministerial and other relevant high-level participants, and provide a platform for partnerships, including through the participation of major groups and other relevant stakeholders. In 2017, 44 countries have volunteered to present their national voluntary reviews to the HLPF. For more details, please click here." (UN DESA)
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