30 Jun 2018

High-Level Political Forum 9 – 18 July 2018

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A delegation of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO), led by the Vice -President, Mr. Dave Velde, will join the 2018 High-Level Political Forum, in New York, to represent the farmers’ community.

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.
The theme of this year is: "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies".

The HLPF is also reviewing progress towards the SDGS and focusing on: 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).

 The event includes numerous panel and roundtables on the theme and on the SDGs under review.