United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

UNECE contribution to the call for input by the President of the Economic and Social Council o the 2020 High Level Political Forum on the topic “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development” (as of 13 March 2020)

For a general overview of the work on the Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) on the Sustainable Development Goals, see http://www.unece.org/unece-and-the-sdgs/unece-and-the-sdgs.html

Below are more detailed assessments of critical gaps in attaining the 2030 Agenda and policy recommendations for accelerated action, as provided by the main subsidiary bodies of the Commission. The input covers the eight subprogrammes of ECE, namely environment; transport; statistics; economic cooperation and integration; sustainable energy; trade; forestry and timber; and housing, land management and population. Further information on the work of the respective bodies can be found under the links to the ECE website.

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