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ASEF Side-Event at the United Nations High Level Political Forum

Sustainable Development Goals National Implementation Challenges

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10-16 July (TBC) Grazyna Pulawska Political and Economic Department Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) Sustainable Development & Environment

UN Headquarters, New York, USA

The United Nations High Level Political Forum is organised by the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) to monitor and coordinate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) implementation.

The High Level Political Forum 2017 (HLPF) will take place on 10-19 July 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York, USA, under the theme "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". This high level meeting will engage member States, United Nations and other institutions, and major groups and other stakeholders in dialogue onthe 2030 Agenda and its SDGs.

The Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVforum) will be present at the HLPF and organise a side-event to to share policy solutions, best practices and challenges in SDGs implementation in Asia and Europe as well as the outcomes of the ENVforum activities.


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  • Hanns Seidel Foundation
  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  • Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) - Government of Sweden
  • ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC)
ASEF's contribution is with the financial support of the European Commission.