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SDG Media Zone: High-Level Political Forum to engage the global community in the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals

July 16, 2018

The SDG Media Zone will report from the High Level Political Forum on July 16th and 17th at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The live broadcast of interviews and panel discussions seeks to create, connect, and highlight the change-making initiatives and innovative approaches that the global community is working on to achieve the SDGs.

 

A landmark moment for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals is the annual High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development where the world tracks what is working and not working on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

 

At this year’s High Level Political Forum government, businesses and civil society leaders will gather at the United Nations Headquarters to discuss the progress of the SDGs to date, its successes, challenges, the lessons learnt as well as ways to ensure successful SDG implementation over the next 12 years.

 

With the participation of influencers, Member States, content creators and media partners, the SDG Media Zone will take place on the margins of the Forum to strengthen the commitment of the international community in support of the SDGs.

Speakers include Inga Rhonda King, Senior Vice-President, Economic and Social Council, Hala Elsaid, Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform, Egypt, Pearnel Charles, Minister of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica, Kaveh Zahedi, Deputy Executive Secretary of Sustainable Development, UN Economic and Social Council for Asia-Pacific.

 

 

 

Dan Thomas, Chief of Communications, Global Compact will moderate a panel Promoting Sustainability as a Culture co – curated by Céline Semaan, CEO, The Library. Joined by Amy Hall, Vice President of Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher and Solange Franklin, Stylist and Editor at Large, Paper Magazine.

 

The SDG Media Zone is organized by the UN Department of Public Information, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Office of The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Foundation and the PVBLIC Foundation.

 

For more information and videos from earlier SDG Media Zones at the UN Headquarters, please visit: un.org/sdgmediazone. Join the conversation online via #SDGLive. 

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