The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.

The theme will be " Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth is the following:

  • Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8. Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 13. Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 16. Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
  • Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice provided again substantive inputs to the 2019 HLPF showcasing the intergovernmental bodies' contribution towards the 2030 Agenda in general, and particularly for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and respective targets that are substantial to their mandate, as requested by the President of ECOSOC.




CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GOAL 5 "Achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls"

Special Event on 2030 Agenda: PGA Espinosa Garcés visits CND and CCPCJ

Press Briefing PGA

Statements and Speeches

Special Event on 2030 Agenda: PGA Thomson visits CND and CCPCJ

Press release UNODC 
Press release PGA