High-level Political Forum
The United Nations platform dealing with sustainable development. Read more.
HLPF working Group
Read and download studies devoted to the HLPF.
Contributions from Stakeholders
Have you prepared a paper or a study of the role of the HLPF? Read, comment, and contribute.
Questionnaire on follow-up and review
Paragraph 90 of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda requested the Secretary General, in consultation with Member States, to prepare a report for consideration at the current 70th session of the General Assembly in preparation for the 2016 meeting of the HLPF which outlines critical milestones towards coherent, efficient and inclusive follow-up and review at the global level.

In order to informally contribute to the reflection, Major Groups and other Stakeholders are invited to provide their views and inputs on these issues by completing an online questionnaire available at: http://goo.gl/forms/KXWkLSs153.

Please note that the deadline for providing inputs is midnight on Sunday, 15 November 2015. The inputs and responses received will be made available on this website.
The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
The High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform dealing with sustainable development, and was formally established in July 2013. It meets every year under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, and every four years under the auspices of the General Assembly. Please read more about the HLPF here.
Major Groups and other stakeholders engagement in the HLPF
Major Groups and other stakeholders have been granted comprehensive participatory opportunities in the HLPF through the UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/67/290.

Paragraph 15 of the Resolution states that, while retaining the intergovernmental character of the HLPF, Major Groups representatives and other relevant stakeholders shall be allowed to:

  • Attend all official meetings of the forum;
  • Have access to all official information and documents;
  • Intervene in official meetings;
  • Submit documents and present written and oral contributions;
  • Make recommendations;
  • Organize side events and round tables, in cooperation with Member States and the Secretariat;

Additionally, the Resolution encourages Major Groups and other stakeholders, such as private philanthropic organizations, educational and academic entities, persons with disabilities, volunteer groups and other stakeholders active in areas related to sustainable development, to autonomously establish and maintain effective coordination mechanisms for participation in the HLPF and for actions derived from that participation at the global, regional and national levels, in a way that ensures effective, broad and balanced participation by region and by type of organization.
Register a Side Event for the 2015 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
The Secretariat would like to invite any accredited and registered entity interested in organising a side event during the Third Meeting of High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to submit a proposal byfollowing this link and completing all of the required steps. The proposal must provide a detailed description of the proposed event, including its thematic focus, speakers/presenters and its potential contribution to the Forum. All completed and signed forms must reach the Secretariat before 25 May 2015.

Contributions from Stakeholders
Please send submissions through our Contact form, with subject "HLPF Major Groups Contributions".

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