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Volume 28 | No.7 | July 2024

13 must-attend special events at the 2024 HLPF

At this year’s High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), prepare to be inspired by a dynamic lineup of special events, curated by UN DESA and organized by key partners. These high-profile gatherings will unveil flagship reports and host discussions with a wide range of speakers, all designed to ignite engagement and commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The 2024 special events programme includes discussions with leaders from higher education institutions, the private sector, local and regional governments, scientists and parliamentarians, among others, ensuring a diverse and impactful exchange of ideas. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative dialogue on the future of sustainable development.

Events will be hosted either in person or virtually. Details are available on the dedicated links: 

  1. SDGs in Practice (8-12 July)
  2. Science Day: Driving Science-Based Action on the SDGs (9 July)
  3. Local2030 Coalition Special Event (10 Jul)
  4. Special event on Transforming Education (11 July)
  5. Local and Regional Governments Forum (11 Jul)
  6. The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World Report 2024 – Special Event on Financing to End Hunger, Food Insecurity and Malnutrition in All its Forms (15 July)
  7. Delivering the Future We Want: a UN DESA Global Policy Dialogue with the High-Level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs (15 July)
  8. Keeping the SDG Promise: Pathways to Acceleration (15 July)
  9. Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) Global Forum (15 July)
  10. SDG Global Business Forum: Co-Creating Business Impact to Drive Transformation (16 July)
  11. Bridging the Ambition Gap for the Future we Want through Climate and SDGs Synergy (16 July)
  12. SDG 6 and Water Action Agenda Special Event (16 Jul)
  13. 2024 Parliamentary Forum, organized by IPU (17 Jul)

For more details, please explore this link: Learn more about the HLPF here.