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Regional Forum 2018

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region will be held on Thursday,         1 March, and Friday, 2 March 2018, at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG).


About

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) follows up on and reviews the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region. Focusing on practical value-added and peer learning, it creates a regional space to share policy solutions, best practices and challenges in SDG implementation and helps identify major regional and subregional trends. Read more 


Registration

For government representatives and other stakeholders wishing to participate in the Regional Forum, please register at your earliest convenience, preferably by 16 February 2018. Please register for the main meeting and the two round tables of your choice.


Programme


Speakers

 Amb. Michael Gerber   Marie Chatardová Amina J. MohammedOlga Algayerova 

Chair of the Regional Forum

President of the

Economic and Social Council

UN's Deputy Secretary-General

(VTC)

UNECE Executive Secretary

                           Cihan Sultanoğlu  

             Jayathma Wickramanayake          

       Peter Messerli
                     Assistant Secretary-General                    UN SG's Envoy on Youth (tbc)Professor of Sustainable Development


Documents

For government representatives and other stakeholders wishing to participate in the Regional Forum, please register at your earliest convenience, preferably by 16 February 2018.

Please register through the Online Registration System

The Registration Guide explains the registration procedure step-by-stepPlease register for the main meeting and the two round tables of your choice. 

Preliminary Programme

Preliminary List of Speakers


Pre-Meetings

Civil Society Pre-Meeting (28 February 2018, Geneva)                                                     

The Regional Forum will be preceded by a civil society pre-meeting on 28 February 2018 at the Palais des Nations. For civil society organisations wishing to engage in the preparations and other inquiries, please contact sdgu@unece.org.

Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 2018 VNR countries (28 February 2018, Geneva)

The Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) are part of the follow-up and review mechanism of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 16 countries from the UNECE region volunteer to take part in VNRs at the 2018 session of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF). The Division for Sustainable Development of UN DESA organises a Regional Preparatory Meeting for VNR countries of the UNECE region on 28 February 2018 at the Palais des Nations. Participation upon invitation by UN DESA.


Contact

Sustainable Development

and Gender Unit (SDGU)

UNECE

 sdgu@unece.org

Palais de Nations

8-14 Avenue de la Paix

1211 Geneva 10

Switzerland