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2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2016)
Ensuring that No One is Left Behind

11-20 July 2016 | UN headquarters, New York

Highlights for Thursday, 14 July 2016

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A view of the UN headquarters complex, venue of the meeting

Representatives from the Women's Major Group wear orange scarves to emphasize
the need for accountability and civil society participation

The 2016 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) started with panel discussions on “National mechanisms for monitoring progress and reporting on implementation for the achievement of SDGs” and “Making the 2030 Agenda deliver for SIDS, building on the SAMOA Pathway” on Thursday morning. In the afternoon, discussions took place on “Countries in special situations.”

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National mechanisms for monitoring progress and reporting on implementation for the achievement of SDGs


View of the panel during the session on national mechanisms for monitoring progress
and reporting on implementation for the achievement of SDGs


Johannes Paul Jütting, Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN and Vice President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)


Lisa Grace Bersales,
Philippine Statistics Authority

Georges-Simon Ulrich,
Swiss Federal Statistical Office

Milorad Šćepanović,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro


Peseta Noumea Simi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Samoa

Pali Lehohla, Statistician-General of South Africa


Nguyen Le Thuy, Viet Nam

Petero Okotai, Cook Islands

Jasmin Burgermeister, Major Group
for Children and Youth


Delegates follow the discussions


Making the 2030 Agenda deliver for Small Island Developing States, building on the SAMOA Pathway


Panel speakers for the session on making the 2030 Agenda deliver for Small Island
Developing States (SIDS), building on the SAMOA Pathway


Sven Jürgenson, Permanent Representative of Estonia to
the UN and Vice President of ECOSOC

Elizabeth Thompson, former UN Assistant Secretary-General and former Minister for Energy and Environment, Barbados


David Smith, University Consortium
of Small Island States

Justina Langidrik, Chief Secretary of the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Anote Tong, Former President of
the Republic of Kiribati


Jeem Lippwe, Federated States of Micronesia

Kate Brown, Global Island Partnership


Courtenay Rattray, Jamaica

Renee Yap, New Zealand

Ahmed Sareer, Maldives


Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Kazakhstan


Countries in special situations


Panel speakers for the session on countries in special situations


Héctor Alejandro Palma Cerna, Deputy Permanent
Representative of Honduras to the UN
and Vice President of ECOSOC

David Steven, New York University


Jean-Marc Châtaigner, French Research Institute for Development (IRD)

Marina Djernaes, EcoPeace Middle East

Youba Sokona, South Centre and Vice-Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)


Stephen Chacha,
Africa Philanthropic Foundation

Claudio Huepe Minoletti,
Universidad Diego Portales

Elisha Moyo, Zimbabwe


Omair Paul, Non-Governmental
Organizations (NGOs) Major Group

Viviana Tatawaqa, Women's Major Group


Gloria Cid, Chile


Informal dialogue with UN Secretary-General candidate


View of the dais during the session


Christiana Figueres, UN Secretary-General candidate

Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN General Assembly


View of the ECOSOC Chamber


Around the Venue


Delegates meet before the start of the session


Delegates from Italy

Delegates speak informally


Delegates take notes during the sessions


Adolphe Mabulena, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Members of the Secretariat with Georges-Simon Ulrich,
Swiss Federal Statistical Office


View of the Trusteeship Council


Tonya Vaturi, UN Department of Economic
and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Youba Sokona, South Centre and IPCC Vice-Chair,
speaks with a delegate


A delegate wears an orange scarf distributed by the
Women's Major Group to emphasize the need for
accountability and civil society participation

UN Security at the venue


Around the UN Headquarters





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Specific funding for coverage of HLPF 2016 has been provided by the
European Commission and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
EC SDC

IISD Reporting Services is grateful to the many donors of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) and recognizes the following as core contributors to the ENB: the European Union, the Government of Switzerland (the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. General Support for the Bulletin during 2016 is provided by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, SWAN International, the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Japanese Ministry of Environment (through the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies - IGES), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).