WFEO participation in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2017

WFEO participation in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2017
 

10 – 19 July 2017, UN HQ, New-York, USA

 

Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world

 

The fifth High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), convening under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), will take place from 10 to 19 July 2017 at UN Headquarters in New-York.

The theme of the session 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

During this event, the “Scientific and Technological Community Major Group” – composed by WFEO, the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) – will hold a side event. WFEO will be represented by its UN Relations Committee (WURC) members, headed by its chair Reginald Vachon.

 

For more information:

  High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2017 webpage

  Sustainable Development Goals webpage

  Scientific and Technological Community Major Group webpage

  WURC webpage

  ICSU website

  ISSC website

 

Venue:

UN HQ, New-York


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