The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)Back

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the central platform for reviewing progress on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level, takes place this year on 10-19 July at UN Headquarters in New York.  The Forum will bring together member states, civil society, the private sector and other stakeholders to review the successes, challenges and lessons learned on achieving the SDGs.

44 countries will present their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) or plans to achieve the Goals during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. They are: Afghanistan, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Togo, Uruguay and Zimbabwe. 

The theme for this year's Forum is “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world” . The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following #1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 14, including Goal 17.

Georgia was among 22 first time countries that shared their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) or development plans since the adoption of the SDGs  at the 2016 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (11-20 July 2016).