Friday
Feb232018

Progressing National SDG Implementation An independent assessment of the Voluntary National Review reports submitted to
the United Nations High-Level Political Forum in 2017
 
March 15th, 2018, 9:00 - 10:45am EST | 14.00-15.45pm GMT

What are Voluntary National Reviews?

VNRs are one of the key mechanisms to track the implementation progress of the commitments enshrined in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Presented annually at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), they aim to promote accountability to citizens, support effective international cooperation, and foster exchange of best practices and mutual learning.

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Wednesday
Feb212018

Reminder - Call for Application: Pre-APFSD Youth Forum 2018, 23-24 March, Bangkok

The Call for Application to the Pre-APFSD Youth Forum is still open until Friday, 23 February! Using past year's Asia-Pacific Youth Call to Action and regional development roadmaps as frameworks for a review and dialogue process, we are inviting young people (30 years and below) from youth-led and youth-serving organisations across Asia and the Pacific to participate in the forum, "Transformations for Sustainable and Resilient Societies:…

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Wednesday
Feb212018

(Date limite: 5 Mars) Formulaire d'inscription: Atelier sous-régional sur le renforcement des capacités des parties prenantes Afrique de l'Ouest (Dakar, 23 Mars)

We have received the following from DESA:

DESA / Division de Développement Durable organise un atelier sous-régional de renforcement des capacités des parties prenantes d'une journée pour informer les parties prenantes concernées sur l'avancement des processus nationaux de suivi et d'examen. L'inclusion des Groupes Majeurs et des autres parties prenantes dans le partage de ces expériences sera essentielle pour continuer à défendre l'esprit d'inclusion et de transparence sur lequel repose l'Agenda 2030. Fournir aux Groupes Majeurs…

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Sunday
Feb112018

Regional Forum on Sustainable Development – 3 weeks to go!

In only three weeks, on 1-2 March 2018, the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE region will be held at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG). 

Are you registered? 

Registration is still open. Make sure you register through the registration link, preferably by 16 February 2018…

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Wednesday
Feb072018

[Reminder] Call for Exhibitions: HLPF 2018

Please be reminded of the call for proposals of exhibitions during the 2018 HLPF. The deadline to submit proposals is 28 February. More information can be found here: Call for Exhibition: HLPF 2018

Monday
Feb052018

Seventh meeting of the IAEG-SDGs, 9-12 April, Vienna, Austria

The format for the upcoming meeting of the IAEG-SDGs will follow a different format from previous meetings insofar as there will be one day (9 April) for a Members meeting, followed by a three-day Plenary session (10-12 April), which will be open to all countries, international and regional agencies and entities.  Other stakeholders are also invited to attend.

The objectives of the meeting are to:…

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Saturday
Feb032018

2018 HLPF: New Blog post by Dr. Lisa Guppy, UN University, "A Starting Point to Solve the Global Water Crisis"

A new 2018 HLPF blog post by Dr. Lisa Guppy, from the United Nations University, on "A Starting Point to Solve the Global Water Crisis" is now posted at: 

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2018/blog#1feb

Saturday
Jan272018

Seventh session of the IAEG-SDGs, Vienna, Austria, 10-12 April 2018

We have received the following information on civil society applications to attend the Seventh Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals in Vienna, Austria from 10-12 April 2018:…

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Wednesday
Jan242018

Collection of inputs from MGoS to President of ECOSOC retreat: "Fulfilling the vision of the 2030 Agenda: integrated analyses from ECOSOC and its system", February 2-3 2018

We have received the following from together2030.org:

We would like to invite you to provide inputs to be brought to a retreat organized by the President of ECOSOC focusing on “Fulfilling the vision of the 2030 Agenda: integrated analyses from ECOSOC and its system”, to be held on February 2-3, in preparation of the upcoming review by the General Assembly of resolution 68/1 on ECOSOC…

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Monday
Jan222018

Save the Date - Nexus Conference - Water-Food-Energy-Climate through an Urban Lens

This will be the second Nexus Conference that The Water Institute has organized. The first in 2014 made a significant input to the negotiations for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), through the Chapel Hill Declaration. ​We also produced a book from the main input to the conference available on Amazon The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and an Agenda for Action

The 2018 Nexus Conference will aim to input to the Ministerial Declaration for the High Level Political Form and early input to the Heads of State review of the SDGs in 2019. It will offer a great place for governments, the UN and stakeholders to discuss the interlinkage agenda – possibly the only one…

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