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Citizen engagement and action for the SDGs -- SDGLive, High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2017)
13 Jul 2017 -  Speakers: Ms. Luisa Emilia Reyes Zuñiga (CoChair of the Major Groups and other Stakeholders HLPF Coordination Mechanism) and Ms. Judith Rowland (Head of Advocacy, Global Citizen)
Moderator: Ms. Frances Simpson Allen (Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth)
United Nations Member States and leaders from civil society, business, UN System, specialized agencies, academia and other stakeholders are convening in New York from 10 to 19 July 2017 for the annual High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to review progress made towards the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central UN platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, its theme this year is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”.
Several HLPF participants took part in short #SDGLive interviews broadcast live from the UNTV studio on 13 and 18 July from 11am – 12:15pm to discuss some of the key questions raised at the Forum.