Daily Reports
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HLPF 2019
10 July 2019 | UN Headquarters, New York

HLPF 2019 continued into its third day with a thematic review on empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality, focused on the perspectives of society. Interventions by women delegates and stakeholders were noticeably predominant in this session, calling for further inclusivity and space for civil society involvement, moving away from tokenism and “tick-boxing”; and honest assessments of global and national processes, with a more critical review of progress, with space for civil society to present alternative reports.

A session on science-policy interface included a briefing from the independent group of scientists on the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report. A review of implementation and interrelations among Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focused on SDG 10 (reduced inequalities). A statistical snapshot of SDG 10 showed that income and other forms of inequality are on the rise, with the bottom 40% receive less than 25% of overall income, and an increasing share of income going to the top 1% in many countries. Read full report


Side Events
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Coverage of Selected Side Events at HLPF 2019
10 July 2019 | UN Headquarters, New York