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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (9-18 July 2019)

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The theme of this year’s HLPF was “empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” with a special emphasis on six out of the 17 Goals, namely SDG 4 (Quality Education), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), SDG 10 (Reducing Inequalities), SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), and SDG 17 (Partnerships).

Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) and SDGs in 2015, the conclusion of the first cycle of the HLPF represented a critical opportunity to take stock of how the Forum has delivered on its functions to promote and support the implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda and to reflect on opportunities to strengthen the HLPF in the future.

Six Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention have submitted their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs): Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Israel, Tunisia and Turkey.

Since 2016, the following Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention have undertaken or have announced plans to undertake Voluntary National Reviews.

Click on the links below to open the VNR webpages and reports:

Albania (2018), Algeria (2019), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2019), Croatia (2019), Cyprus (2017), Egypt (2016, 2018), France (2016), Greece (2018), Italy (2017), Israel (2019), Lebanon (2018), Libya (2020), Malta (2018), Monaco (2017), Montenegro (2016), Morocco (2016, 2020), Slovenia (2017, 2020), Spain (2018),Tunisia (2019), Turkey (2016, 2019).

 

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