High-Level Political Forum 2018
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2018 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 16 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018. The theme will be “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies“.
Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future has been strongly engaged at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
Side event “Stakeholder Engagement in the HLPF and its review in 2019”, co-organized by the MGoS HLPF Coordination Mechanism and DESA-OISC. 9 July 2018, 1:15pm – 2:30pm. Conference Room 4, UN Headquarters. With our Board member Jan-Gustav Strandenaes presenting.
Multi-stakeholder perspectives on the Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies. Official Major Groups and other Stakeholders Session at the 2018 high-Level Political Forum. 12 July, 11am – 1pm. Conference Room 4, UN Headquarters. With our executive director, Ruben Zondervan, presenting as panelist on behalf of the Major Group Science & Technology.
“It is alarming that knowledge production is so unevenly distributed across the globe — to achieve Agenda 2030 we need to strengthen knowledge production everywhere.” @RZondervan at #HLPF2018 #SDGs pic.twitter.com/5iQSYSez4i
— International Science Council (@ISC) July 12, 2018
.@RZondervan, Executive Director of @ESG_Project called for local, contextualized scientific knowledge and open science to feed global discourse on sustainable development. #HLPF #SDGs #GlobalGoals #2030Agenda
— UN ECOSOC President (@UNECOSOC) July 12, 2018
Side-event: “Managing interactions between SDGs for transformation” Organized by the International Council for Science. 12 July, 6:30pm – 8pm, Conference Room 4, UN Headquarters. With our executive director Ruben Zondervan
Speakers: Nebojsa Nakicenovic, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis; Peter Messerli, Centre for Development and Environment, Co-chair of the independent group of scientists to draft the 2019 GSDR; Joseph Alcamo, University of Sussex Sustainability Programme; Karina Barquet, Stockholm Environment Institute; Reginald Vachon, WFEO.
Side Event “Addressing Resilience through the Nexus of Water-Food-Energy; Cities as SDG Laboratories” organized by Stakeholder Forum and the International Council for Science. 17 July, 1:15pm – 2:30pm, Conference F, UN Headquarters. With our chair Charles Nouhan moderating.