Join us at the 2022 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the main United Nations platform for discussing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is kicking off on July 5 with the theme of “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. As part of this theme, the HLPF will review Sustainable Development Goals 4 on quality education, 5 on gender equality, 14 on life below water, 15 on life on land, and 17 on partnerships for the Goals and discuss how policies can address the negative impacts of the pandemic. HLPF events will run from July 5 to July 7 and July 11 to July 15 with a three-day ministerial segment from July 13 to July 15.

Upcoming HLPF Events

Please join us for the following side events, which Namati and the Legal Empowerment Network are co-organizing or participating in:

“Progress on SDG16: How are we doing and what happens if we fail?” - SDG 16 Data Initiative

This discussion will focus on the evaluation of SDG16 progress and challenges while reflecting on the interlinkages between SDG16 and all other SDGs.

When: Thursday, 7 July 2022, 1 PM to 2:30 PM EST

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The Voices of SDG16+ Campaign Presents: "Civil Society leading the charge for SDG16+”

This annual event will showcase videos from the 2022 Voices of SDG16+ Campaign video campaign as well as live, storytelling graphic illustration and updates from Voices of SDG16+ alumni.

When: Monday, 11 July, 2022, 7:30 AM to 9 AM EST

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SDG16+ In Peril: “A call-to-action for safeguarding commitments to Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies”

Check out this virtual and interactive event showcasing the experiences of local civil society partners advancing SDG16+ and the issues and recommendations in the 2022 Rome Civil Society Declaration on SDG16+. Join Legal Empowerment Network members Grizelda Mayo-Anda (@Gerthie), Executive Director of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center and Natalia Echegoyemberry (@echegoyemberry2014) of Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ) at this side event.

When: Thursday, 14 July 2022, 8 AM to 9 AM EST

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