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 "Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development". The HLPF will reflect on how recovery policies can reverse the negative impacts of the pandemic on the SDGs and move countries on a path to realize the vision of the 2030 Agenda.
In-depth reviews will be conducted on SDGs 4 (Quality Education), 5 (Gender Equality), 14 (Life Below Water), 15 (Life on Land), and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals).
This page features IGES' key messages for HLPF 2022, as well as related events and perspectives.
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to end in 2030, the world has entered a “decisive decade”—a quickly closing window that could determine whether a sustainable future is within reach. The following messages outline steps that IGES, policymakers, businesses, civil society, and other stakeholders can take to implement the five SDGs...