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Second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF-2) - “Achieving the Millennium Development Goals and charting the way for an ambitious post-2015 development agenda including the Sustainable Development Goals”

30 June - 9 July 2014 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
 
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Highlights for Monday, 30 June 2014
 

HLPF-2
The second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF-2) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) opened on Monday at the UN Headquarters in New York. Following the opening session, three moderated dialogues took place on: an integrated and universal sustainable development agenda; means of implementation for sustainable development; and the contribution of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) to sustainable development goals (SDGs). A dialogue with the Chair of the Board of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on SCP also took place.
Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC, giving his opening address
 
 

 
   
L-R: Usman Mushtaq, Children and Youth Major Group; Peter Davies, Local Authorities Major Group; Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-
General (USG) for Economic and Social Affairs; Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC; Jennifer de Laurentis, Council Secretary; and Caroline
Usikpedo-Omoniye
, Major Group for Women
   
 
 
Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
 
Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC
 
 
   
Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, giving his opening address at HLPF-2.
   
 
Peter Davies, Local Authorities
Major Group
 
Caroline Usikpedo-Omoniye, Major
Group for Women
 
Usman Mushtaq, Children and Youth
Major Group
 
   
Marcelo Zambrana Torrelio, Bolivia, on behalf of G-77/China
   
 
 
L-R: Antonio de Aguliar Patriota, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN; Bénédicte Frankinet, Permanent Representative of
Belgium to the UN; Csaba Kőrösi, Co-Chair of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals; Martin Sajdik, President of
ECOSOC; Jennifer de Laurentis, Council Secretary; Manish Bapna, World Resources Institute (WRI), Moderator; and Debapriya
Bhattacharya
, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Bangladesh
 
Debapriya Bhattacharya, CPD
 
Csaba Kőrösi, Co-Chair of the Open
Working Group on Sustainable
Development Goals
 
Antonio de Aguliar Patriota,
Permanent Representative of Brazil to
the UN
 
 
Bénédicte Frankinet, Permanent Representative of Belgium to
the UN
 
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and
Executive Director, UN Women
 
 
María Emma Mejía, Permanent
Representative of Colombia to the UN
 
Thembela Ngculu, South Africa
 
Sara Luna, Mexico
 
 
   
L-R: Steve Waygood, Aviva Investors; Claudio Rojas Rachel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile; Mansur Muhtar, Co-Chair of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing; Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC; Jennifer de
Laurentis
, Council Secretary; and Raymond Saner, University of Basel, Switzerland
   
 
Steve Waygood, Aviva Investors
 
Mansur Muhtar, Co-Chair of the
Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on
Sustainable Development Financing
 
Claudio Rojas Rachel, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Chile
 
Louise Kantrow, International Chamber of Commerce’s Permanent
Representative to the UN
 
 
Tarik Iziraren, Morocco
 
Victor Muñoz, Peru
 
 
   
"Good habits in 60 seconds," a short film by Marlon Tenorio was shown during a session break
   
 
 
   
L-R: Cesar Barahona, President of Global Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Network, Nicaragua; Ulf
Jaeckel
, Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany; László
Borbély
, Chairperson of the Committee for Foreign Policy in the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of Romania;
Oh Joon, Vice President of ECOSOC; Jennifer de Laurentis, Council Secretary; and Peter Hazlewood, WRI
   
 
Cesar Barahona, President of Global
Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production
Network, Nicaragua
Ulf Jaeckel, Federal Ministry for Environment,
Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear
Safety, Germany
László Borbély, Chairperson of the
Committee for Foreign Policy in the Chamber
of Deputies of the Parliament of Romania
 
L-R: Didier Bergeret, Global Social Compliance Programme; Christian Frutiger, Deputy Head of Public Affairs
Department, Nestlé; and Kaye Ceille, President, Zipcar
 
 
Sylvia del Carmen Treviño, Ministry of Environment and
Natural Resources, Mexico
Balthasar Kambuaya, Minister for the Environment, Indonesia
 
Lisa Emelia Svensson, Ambassador for Oceans, Seas and Freshwater, Sweden
 
 
Funding for coverage of this meeting has been provided by the
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
BMUB

Related Links
Meeting resources

*HLPF Website

*Meeting Website and Documents

*Draft Integrated Programme

*Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 9 July 2013

*Preliminary Programme of Side Events

*Expert Group Meeting on the Role of the HLPF on Sustainable Development in Post-2015 Development Framework

*Africa Regional Consultative Meeting on the Sustainable Development Goals, 4-5 November 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

*Regional Commission Meeting on the HLPF (ESCAP), 19-21 May 2014, Pattaya, Thailand

*Thirty-fifth session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), 5-9 May 2014, Lima Peru

*Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development, 2-4 April 2014, Amman, Jordan


IISD RS resources

*Earth Negotiations Bulletin Coverage of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals

*IISD RS Briefing Note of the Second Workshop on ‘Making the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Work: How to build an effective “Review Mechanism”’, 15 May 2014, New York, United States of America (HTML - PDF)

*IISD RS Briefing Note of the First Workshop on ‘Making the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Work: How to build an effective “Review Mechanism”’, 20 February 2014, New York, United States of America (HTML - PDF)

bulletIISD RS coverage of the Final Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) and Inaugural Session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), 20 and 24 September 2013, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America

*Post-2015 Development Agenda Meeting Reporting

*IISD RS archive of sustainable development meetings

*SDG - A mailing list for news on sustainable development policy

*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of International Activities Preparing for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

*SDG - A mailing list focused on internationally-relevant activities related to setting the post-2015 development agenda

*Sustainable Development Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Post-2015 Development Agenda Activities

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