The second meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development will be held on 10-19 July 2017, at the UN Headquarters in New York, USA.
The forum, convened under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council, was created with the aim to function as a UN central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Under the theme 'Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world', the 2017 forum will be dedicated to reviewing the following SDGs:
- Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere
- Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
- Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
- Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
- Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
- Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
- Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development
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