The High-level Political Forum 2020
7 July, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 17 July, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2020 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020, including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. The theme will be “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development “.
In accordance with paragraph 84 of the 2030 Agenda, Member States have decided that the HLPF shall carry out regular voluntary reviews (VNR) of the 2030 Agenda which will include developed and developing countries as well as relevant UN entities and other stakeholders. The reviews are state-led, involving ministerial and other relevant high-level participants, and provide a platform for partnerships, including through the participation of major groups and other relevant stakeholders.
In 2020, 50 countries will present their national voluntary reviews to the HLPF. The VNR presentations are planned to begin on Monday, 13 July 2020 and proceed for the three days of the ministerial segment of HLPF.