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Leaders Dialogue 2: Accelerating the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: Critical Entry Points
Wednesday, 25 September 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Trusteeship Council Chamber, UNHQ

Official meeting


  • H.E Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica
  • H.E. Ms. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland


  1. EGYPT (Head of State)
  2. MONTENEGRO (Head of State)
  3. SIERRA LEONE (Head of State)
  4. KENYA (Head of State)
  5. KIRIBATI (Head of State)
  6. NETHERLANDS (Head of State)
  7. PERU (Head of State)
  8. POLAND (Head of State)
  10. Mr. Qu Dongyu, Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization
  11. Ms. Paula Gioia, La Via Campesina

Guiding Questions

  • What are some specific examples of actions that can be taken through some of the above entry points to generate positive synergies across the 2030 Agenda?
  • What kind of policies are needed to accelerate action in cross-cutting areas?
  • What new partnerships and institutional arrangements are needed to strengthen integrated approaches for action across the SDGs? How can different actors and institutions be encouraged to work across sectors?
  • An integrated approach is likely to reveal trade-offs as well as synergies. How can the science-technology-policy interface be strengthened to help inform actions and to transfer knowledge across different contexts?

At 10:00, Leaving No One Behind Video Message 3: Children will be highlighted.

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