Rome Conference on SDG16

Date: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Conflict Prevention
United Nation Theme: 
Background

Our WPS Programme Director, Abigail Ruane, attended the conference "Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 Implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind" in Rome from 27-29 May, as part of her role as a Global Organizing Partner for the Women's Major Group. She also attended the Civil Society Open Day on 26 May, in preparation for the conference. 

See the conference concept note here and agenda here. The conference livestream can be found here.

At the conference, a group of Civil Society Organizations came together to produce a declaration, entitled "Amplified Commitments and Partnerships for Accelerated Action: Rome Civil Society Declaration on SDG16+". It was delivered through an accompanying civil society statement

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Concept Note: SDG 16 Conference in preparation for HLPF 2019