IGES Activity on "High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2021)"

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is the United Nations’ annual global platform for following up and reviewing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This year’s theme is "Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development". This year, the international community will explore various aspects of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the various measures and types of international cooperation that can control the pandemic and its impacts and put the world back on track to achieve the SDGs by 2030, within the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development.

IGES’ Special Webpage on HLPF 2021 features IGES‘ Key Messages, information on relevant IGES events and publications.

IGES Key Messages on HLPF

IGES Relevant Events

Upcoming Event
IGES webinar on VLR

From Reporting to Action: How “Voluntary Local Review” can amplify local sustainability?

In 2018 four pioneer local governments—Kitakyushu, New York, Toyama, and Shimokawa—presented their Voluntary Local Review (VLR) of progress towards achieving the 2030 Agenda. Ever since, the VLR movement has grown, with an increasing number of...

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