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2015 Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2015)

26 June - 8 July 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York

Highlights for Tuesday, 7 July 2015

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HLPF 2015 participants heard a presentation from Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Minister of Social
Development, Costa Rica.

The 2015 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) continued on Tuesday, 7 July. In the morning and afternoon the ministerial segment of the HLPF undertook moderated dialogues on “Communicating and implementing a universal agenda at home” and “Our HLPF in the next 15 years.” In the afternoon, the general debate of the high-level week commenced under ECOSOC.

Side events took place during lunch on: delivering on sustained and sustainable growth—PAGE and national initiatives for inclusive green economy; expectations for civil society involvement in the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda; moving forward after September 2015—implementation in countries and review of progress; and social justice and the rule of law across the SDGs.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, provided daily web coverage, daily reports and a summary and analysis report from the 2015 Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2015), which took place from 26 June to 8 July 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. Our summary and analysis report is available in HTML and PDF. Available in ENB Mobile at: http://enb.iisd.mobi/hlpf-2015/


“Communicating and implementing a universal agenda at home”

L-R: Piotr Otawski, Deputy Minister of Environment, Poland; Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany; Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Minister of Social Development, Costa Rica; Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Vice-President of ECOSOC; Moncef Khane, Council Secretary; Moderator Laura Trevelyan, BBC Anchor; and Jim Clarken, Executive Director, Oxfam Ireland



Moderator Laura Trevelyan, BBC Anchor

Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Vice-President of ECOSOC



Thomas Silberhorn
, Parliamentary State Secretary for the Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Minister of
Social Development, Costa Rica



Jim Clarken, Executive Director, Oxfam Ireland

Piotr Otawski, Deputy Minister of Environment, Poland


Joško Klisović, Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Croatia


L-R: Peter Davies, Commissioner for Sustainable Futures, Wales, UK; and Brigitte Johanne
Trauernicht-Jordan
, SOS Children’s Villages International, Germany


Nicole Angéline Zan Yélémou, Minister of Social Action and National Solidarity, Burkina Faso

Alan Kelly, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Ireland

Hakima El Haite, Ministry Delegate to the Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Morocco


Rupert Heindl, representing Children and Youth Major Group

Bénédicte Frankinet, Permanent Representative of Belgium to the UN

Emin Teymurov, Azerbaijan


L-R: Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Vice-President of ECOSOC, consulting with Moncef Khane, Council Secretary


L-R: Sergey Kononuchenko, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, in
conversation with Jamil Ahmad, Deputy Director, UNEP Office in New York


“Our HLPF in the next 15 years”

L-R: Riaz Hamidullah, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh; Tun Tun Naing, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development, Myanmar; Oyun Sanjaasuren, Chair, UN Environment Assembly, and Minister of Environment and Green Development, Mongolia; Oh Joon, ECOSOC Vice-President; Sangeeta Sharma, Council Secretary; and Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Chair, Women in Parliaments Global Forum


Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Chair, Women in Parliaments Global Forum


Oyun Sanjaasuren, Chair, UN Environment Assembly, and Minister of Environment and Green Development, Mongolia


Tun Tun Naing, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of National Planning
and Economic Development, Myanmar

Riaz Hamidullah, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh


Oh Joon, ECOSOC Vice-President

Pio Wennubst, Ambassador and Deputy Director, Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC)


L-R: Naiara Garcia da Costa Chaves, Beyond 2015, Brazil; Daniel Lang, Head, Worldwide Customer Relations,
Sutherland Global Services Inc.; and Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General of the UN, and Deputy Executive Director,
Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships, UN-Women


NJ Mxakato-Diseko, Ambassador, South Africa

Ahmed Sareer, Permanent Representative of Maldives to the UN


Michael Grant, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Canada to the UN

Gustavo Meza Cuadra, Permanent Representative of Peru to the UN


General Debate of the High-level Week

View of the ECOSOC general debate on the high-level week.

Side Event: Delivering on Sustained and Sustainable Growth: Partnership for Action on
Green Economy (PAGE) and National Initiatives for Inclusive Green Economy

View of the side event discussing green economy partnerships.





 

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Funding for coverage of the 2015 Meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2015) has been provided by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the European Union (EU)
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