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High Level Political Forum & Business side event on the SDGs (HLPF)

16.07.2018 16:27 Age: 1 day
Category: events, Sustainability

Dates16-19 July 2018
Title of the meetingHigh Level Political Forum & Business side event on the SDGs (HLPF)
LocationNew York
IOE Contacts

Matthias Thorns
Pierre Vincensini

Additional information

This year, the HLPF will be held under the theme of:  “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies” and will focus on the following Goals:
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Goal 15: Life on Land
Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

More information, such as the Agendas, are available on:

The website dedicated to the HLPF 2018 meeting

The website dedicated to the SDG Business Forum

Aim of the meetingThe HLPF and the Business Forum provide a multi-stakeholder platform to support business action and partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – fostering public-private dialogues, catalysing new partnerships and alliances, and exploring innovative business solutions to accelerate sustainable development.
IOE role in the meetingThe IOE will participate in the Business Forum as well as in several other side-events to raise the profile of the employers’ organizations within the UN system and to actively engage in related discussions on the SDGs.This participation is also considered as a preparation to the HPLF 2019 where SDG 8 will be reviewed.