General debate: "Building momentum towards the SDG Summit"
The general debate of the ministerial days of the 2023 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) and the High-level Segment of ECOSOC will be held in person in parallel with the presentations of voluntary national reviews and other meetings from 17 to 20 July 2023. The theme of the general debate will be "Building momentum towards the 2023 SDG Summit: Transformation for accelerating implementation of the SDGs". It will allow Ministers and high-level representatives of participating States, as well as IGOs, UN system, and major groups and other stakeholders to exchange experiences, lessons learned, policy guidance, transformative actions and initiatives for the SDG Summit.
H.E. Ms. Lachezara Stoeva, President of ECOSOC (10:45 AM-11:30 AM)
H.E. Mr. Maurizio Massari, Vice President of ECOSOC (Italy) (11:30 AM-1:00 PM) General debate