United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
The establishment of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was mandated in 2012 by the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), “The Future We Want”. The format and organizational aspects of the Forum are outlined in General Assembly resolution 67/290. The Forum meets annually under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council for eight days, including a three-day ministerial segment and every four years at the level of Heads of State and Government under the auspices of the General Assembly for two days.
This year an IDFC delegation composed of IDFC Chairperson & AFD CEO, Rémy Rioux, DBSA CEO, Patrick Dlamini and ICD CEO, Ayman Amin Sejiny, will actively participate in the events.
The HLPF is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development and it has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level. General Assembly resolution 70/299 provides further guidance on the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
The Forum adopts intergovernmentally negotiated political declarations.
Please click here to visit the web page of HLPF 2019 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.