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(Part 2) 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable…

18 July 2019

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(Part 2) 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) - 22nd meeting

Production Date: 
18 Jul 2019

Video Length

01:22:58

Asset Language: 
English

Summary: 
22nd meeting: Voluntary National Reviews (VNR). Individual presentations Interactive discussion
Description: 
22nd meeting: Voluntary National Reviews (VNR). Individual presentations Interactive discussion --- The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019. The theme will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth is the following: Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development The HLPF is the essential global forum for reviewing successes, challenges and lessons learned on achieving the SDGs. In 2019, 47 countries (7 for the second time) have volunteered to present their national voluntary reviews to the HLPF.

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