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Global Goals, Local Action -- SDGLive, High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2017)
13 Jul 2017 -  Speakers: Mr. Jan Van Zanen (Mayor of Utrecht, and President of VNG, the Association of Dutch Municipalities), Ms. Penny Abeywardena (Commissioner for International Affairs, NYC Mayors office), and Ms. Silvia Muzila (Mayor of Francistown and Vice-President of the Botswana Association of Local Authorities, Local Authorities Major Group)
Moderator: Ms. MaruxaCardama (CitiesAlliance, UrbanAdviser)
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.
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