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 Relevant Events

Past Event
HLPF2021 Side Event

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Role of the Satoyama Initiative for Green and Blue Recovery

In line with the key theme of the 2021 HLPF, this side event will highlight the role of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) under the Satoyama Initiative in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as its...
Past Event
HLPF2021 Official Meeting

Going Local (Official Meeting)

The City of Kitakyushu developed one of the world's first Voluntary Local Reviews (VLR) and launched at HLPF 2018. Ever since VLRs have been expanding to many cities and regions in the world. The Mayor of Kitakyushu City is invited to the official meeting of HLPF 2021, "Going Local" to share experience and lessons learnt from VLR development and impact afterwards.

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