Sunday
Apr092017

Stakeholder Speakers Selected for UN PGA's High-level SDG Financing Lab - 18 April 2017 at UNHQ

At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), UN-NGLS facilitated a process to identify civil society and social entrepreneur speakers for the High-level SDG Financing Lab, taking place 18 April at UN Headquarters. UN-NGLS facilitated a Stakeholder Selection Committee to review applications for the speaking roles and create a regionally and gender balanced short-list of candidates for the President of the General Assembly to consider.

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Thursday
Apr062017

2017 HLPF: New blog by ITU Secretary-General on "How ICTs can fast forward progress on the SDGs"

A new 2017 HLPF blog entry by Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), on "How ICTs can fast forward progress on the SDGs" is now posted at: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/blog2017/week6

Thursday
Apr062017

HLPF Survey by UN Foundation

DESA invites you to complete the following survey by United Nations Foundation on the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), developed in consultation with DESA: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HLPFstakeholders.

Friday
Mar312017

2017 HLPF: New blog by Mark Malloch-Brown, Chair of Business and Sustainable Development Commission, now posted

A new 2017 HLPF blog entry by Mark Malloch-Brown, Chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, has been posted at: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/blog2017/week5

Wednesday
Mar292017

2017 HLPF: inviting proposals for side events (deadline 10 May 2017)

We have received the following from DESA:

DSD is now inviting proposals for side events to be organized during the 2017 HLPF by Member States, UN system and MGoS. For further details please see the HLPF website at https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf.

Please note that the deadline for submitting proposals is 10 May 2017.

Monday
Mar272017

Reducing overlaps in the UN Agenda

An informal meeting for Member States has been held to exchange views on aligning the work of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and other bodies with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It was chaired by the co-facilitators for the process, Martin Garcia Moritan, Permanent Representative of Argentina, and Gillian Bird, Permanent Representative of Australia…

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Friday
Mar242017

ECOSOC President briefing on HLPF preparations

H E Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) gave a briefing for UN Member States and other stakeholders on the preparations for ECOSOC meetings and segments from April to July 2017. He will make an announcement soon on the nomination of two co-facilitators to lead informal consultations on a draft text for the Joint Ministerial Declaration of the 2017 sessions of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) and ECOSOC High-level Segment…

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Friday
Mar242017

2017 Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for SDGs: now accepting applications for side events

We have received the following from DESA:

We are pleased to inform you that the application guidelines for side events organized during the second annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs, to be held from 15-16 May 2017 at the UN HQ in New York, are now available here. Kindly note that the deadline for submission is 10 April 2017.

For more information on the STI Forum, including the draft programme, please see: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/TFM/STIForum2017#forum

Thursday
Mar232017

Webinar: MGoS Briefing on the TFM and STI Forum

DSD is happy to announce that a webinar will be held to inform and brief MGoS colleagues about the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) and Science, Technology, & Innovation (STI) Forum.   The main presenter is Ms. Elenita (Neth) Daño from the Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration (ETC Group, http://www.etcgroup.org).  This briefing will be strictly online and we welcome all interested colleagues to join. 

We simply ask that all interested colleagues please register here

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Saturday
Mar182017

2017 HLPF: New VNR database launched

We have received the following from DESA:

The DESA Division for Sustainable Development is pleased to announce the launch the of the 2030 Agenda Voluntary National Reviews online platform. The platform provides ease of access to reports, documentation, web cast sessions, statements and presentations from countries taking part in the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)…

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