Proposed series of blogs
The theme of the 2017 session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), to be held from 10-19 July in New York, is "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". The session will hear presentations by 43 countries that have volunteered to make national presentations on their follow-up and implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. The session will also review in-depth the following SDGs:Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere;Goal 2. End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture;Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages;Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls;Goal 9. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation;Goal 14. Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development;Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.
In order to promote the 2017 HLPF session, the DESA Division for Sustainable Development is launching an online blog series to capture the views of experts, Member States, the UN system, Major groups and other Stakeholders on this year’s theme and/or the 7 SDGs that will be reviewed in-depth by the HLPF in July.