Monday, July 10, 2017

The 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.

Themes under review:

The theme will be "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year:

·        Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

·        Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

·        Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

·        Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

·        Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

·        Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development 

Voluntary National Reviews:

Countries that have volunteered to make national presentations on their follow-up and implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs include:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvadore, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Luxembourg,  Malaysia, Maldives, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Uruguay and Zimbabwe. 

WILPF Action:

Join WILPF for our pre-HLPF Webinar to learn where we are in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), what are the challenges and opportunities, and how can activists leverage the SDGs for local action on gender equality, disarmament and sustainable peace.

We are also engaging in a variety of events to strengthen feminist mobilisation for change. Stay tuned for more details!


For more information on the 2017 HLPF please visit:

For more information on the PGA High-Level SDG Financing Lab please visit:

Stay tuned for more information!