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[HLPF Special Event]: You're invited to the SDGs in Action Film Festival

It’s almost showtime for the 2019 SDGs in Action Film Festival! After reviewing nearly 1,000 short films from around the world, the United Nations Department of Economic Affairs and global jury members from the film industry have selected this year’s top films showcasing action happening to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The 2019 programme includes documentaries, animated films and scripted works. 

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PGA letter on the political declaration for the HLPF/GA (silence broken)

As can be seen in the attached letters from the President of the General Assembly and co-facilitators, one delegate has broken the silence procedure by asking that the following amendment “discharge of plastic litter into the oceans” be inserted into paragraph 20. The co-facilitators will continue to consult with Member States and groups to finding a solution, putting the final draft under silence procedure as early as possible.

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Remarks by the President of ECOSOC - Briefing on HLPF, HLS and the Integration Segment - 26 June 2019

We have received the following:

Please find attached the remarks delivered by the President of ECOSOC, Her Excellency Inga Rhonda King, at yesterday’s briefing on the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) convened under the auspices of the Council (9 July 2019-18 July 2019), the high-level segment (16 July 2019-19 July 2019) and the Integration Segment (8 July 2019).

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HLPF Update


  1. Registration [New Update]

  2. Political Declaration [New Update]

  3. SDG Summit & HLPF Political Declaration

  4. Capacity Development Workshop - For participants who have never attended HLPF [New Update]

  5. Paragraph 89 Reports

  6. Side Events

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HLPF Update

We have received the following updates in relation to the HLPF from Gwilym Roberts-Harry, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs on  Registration; the ;Political Declaration; SDG Summit & HLPF Political Declaration – Share your input; Paragraph 89 Reports – A/RES/70/1; and Side Events 

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Friday 12 April 8:30am-10:00am - meeting between MGoS & Co-facilitators of Political Declaration and SDG Summit

As many of you know, this year the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) will meet twice – once under the auspices of ECOSOC held from July 9-18, and once under the auspices of the General Assembly, referred to as the SDG Summit, which will take place 24-25 September. Both will be held at the UNHQ in New York. A Political Declaration reflecting the outcomes of both HLPFs will be adopted by heads of state and government at the SDG Summit in September.

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