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(Part 1) 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) - 22nd meeting
18 Jul 2019 -  22nd meeting: Voluntary National Reviews (VNR).

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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.
Open Live Schedule
Thursday, 18 July 2019
All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4) Email Subscription Full Live Schedule
09:00 am
2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) - 22nd meeting.
Security Council Media Stakeout (Middle East-Yemen).
10:00 am
Security Council: The situation in the Middle East (8578th meeting).
Townhall on the 68th UN Civil Society Conference.
General Assembly: Annual Observance of the Nelson Mandela International Day (Informal meeting).
12:00 pm
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General and the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly. Guest: Inger Andersen (UNEP) on "Biodiversity and Nature-based Solutions for Climate Action".
01:15 pm
Leaving no one behind: Using a multidimensional approach to eradicate poverty and monitor SDG progress at national level (HLPF 2019 Side Event).
02:45 pm
Security Council Media Stakeout.
03:00 pm
1) Economic and Social Council High Level Segment, General debate (continuation), 33rd meeting. 2) Closing of the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019).
Security Council: Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: Strengthening partnerships for successful nationally-owned transitions (8579th meeting).
2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) - 23rd meeting.
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