The Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA/DSDG) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organized the 2019 edition of the SDGs Learning, Training & Practice – a series of capacity building and knowledge workshops held at the HLPF, featuring speakers and experts from academia and other sectors on crucial topics related to the implementation of the SDGs under review in 2019.
The 2019 SDGs Learning, Training & Practice workshops aimed to advance:
In 2019, the meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development , convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, was 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 was "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". The set of SDGs reviewed in depth was the following.:
Sessions covered themes and issues directly relevant to supporting countries and other stakeholders in implementing the set of SDGs agreed for in-depth discussions at the 2019 HLPF (4, 8, 10, 13, 16 and 17), their interlinkages as well as the promotion of partnerships.
The sessions were open to all participants accredited to attend the HLPF.
Workshops were held at Conference Room 5 at UN Headquarters, which is aptly conducive to dynamic, interactive and candid instruction and dialogue.
For information on previous editions of the HLPF SDGs Learning, Training and Practice, please visit here for more details, including course programmes and materials or here for the full report on the 2018 edition.
Ms. Naiara Costa
Senior Sustainable Development Officer
Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Mr. Pelayo Alvarez
United Nations Institute for Training and Research