GENEVA (11 January 2019) – A meeting mandated by the Human Rights Council is set to explore synergies between the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and human rights in Geneva on 16 January.Read More
Please register for the Regional Forum 2019 by clicking here. The registration deadline is 22 February 2019.Read More
As stated in the UN DESA Voice, 2019 will be a critical year for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Two High-level Political Forums will take place: one in July under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which will complete its first cycle; and one in September at the summit level under the auspices of the General Assembly.Read More
The UN SDG Action Campaign will recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, or private sector leaders from across the globe for the most innovative, impactful and transformative initiatives building a global movement of action for the SDGs, in the second edition of the UN SDG Action Awards.Read More
Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned in SDG Implementation - Call for Submissions
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In follow up to the launch of Engaging parliaments on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs: representation, accountability and implementation – a handbook for civil society earlier in July, this Webinar intends to present the value of engaging with parliaments- its opportunities and challenges- as well as offer practical ways to engage by showcasing experiences at national level in engaging with parliaments.Read More
HLPF 101 Introduction to the High-Level Political Forum for Major Groups and other StakeholdersRead More
The permanent representatives of Bahamas, Sheila Gweneth Carey, and of Sweden, Olof Skoog, have been appointed as co-facilitators for the political declaration from the two meetings of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in 2019.Read More
The third annual Synthesis Report of the voluntary national reviews (VNRs) is out now! The report was coordinated by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.Read More
On behalf of our colleagues at FAO, please find the enclosed “save the date”.
ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ | 6 November 2018, 3.30 pm – 5.00 pmRead More
The 2019 Edition of the Handbook for the Preparation of Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), prepared by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) is now available. Please, check here and attached.Read More
Please be informed that received and confirmed Presentations and Statements given during the Conference are now available on the Conference webpage.Read More
As of 5 October 2018, the following 12 countries from the UNECE region have signed up to present their voluntary national reviews (VNRs) at the 2019 High-level Political Forum (HLPF).Read More
The CSOs from the ECE region welcome the debate on the ICPD+25 process, on which member states recommitted to the ICPD Agenda and in particular the UN ECE regional outcome document of 2013, as well as the interlinkages between the ICPD and the 2030 Agendas.
We welcome member states pledges to:Read More
The youth statement touches upon themes such as youth participation, discrimination in civic life and social inclusion and the barriers that young people throughout the UNECE region face in accessing sexual reproductive health services and information and attaining their reproductiveRead More
Medea Khmelidze of Real People, Real Vision and the Astra Network presented the Civil Society Consultation Statement at the UNECE ICPD+25 Regional Conference on Monday 1 October.Read More
As part of the preparatory process for the 2019 Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), UNDESA is organizing a knowledge exchange session between volunteer countries, UN entities, international organizations and stakeholders to showcase tools, methodologies and approaches that could support the VNR process at national level.
The session will be held on 17 October 2018, from 15:00 – 18:00 at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.Read More
The app provides easy access to the agenda and other conference materials, as well as a number of additional interactive features, designed to help you make most of your participation in the conference.
The app was developed as part of the “Papersmart” model aimed at reducing the amount of printed papers.
Please follow the below instructions to get the app on your phone:Read More
We have received the following information from UNECE:
Regarding your participation in the forthcoming UNECE Regional Conference on ICPD+25 which will be held from 1 to 2 October 2018, Salle XVIII, in the Palais des Nations, we would like to share with you the following information:Read More