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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 Friday, 15 July 2016

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

Observers follow the 2016 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) from the gallery

Sessions on Friday focused on the theme of “From inspiration to action: Multi-stakeholder engagement for implementation” at the 2016 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). In the morning, discussions took place on “Ensuring that no one is left behind – the implementation of the 2030 Agenda by Major Groups and other stakeholders,” and “Multistakeholder approaches at the national level – the opportunity to enhance follow-up and review by engaging Major Groups and other stakeholders.” In the afternoon, a discussion on “Regional experiences” was followed by the wrap-up session, concluding the discussions of the first week.

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Discussion on “Ensuring that no one is left behind – the implementation of the
2030 Agenda by Major Groups and other stakeholders”


View of the dais during the session


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

Barbara Adams, Global Policy Forum (GPF)


Yvonne Harz-Pitre, International
Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA)

Joan Carling,
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

Berry Vrbanovic,
Mayor of Kitchener, Canada


Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the UN

Norma Munguía Aldaraca, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico


Frances Zainoeddin, Gray Panthers

Marco Marzano de Marinis,
World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO)

Alok Rath, Voluntary
Service Overseas (VSO) International


Sarah Mendelson, US Representative to ECOSOC

Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the UN


Discussion on “Multistakeholder approaches at the national level – the opportunity to enhance
follow up and review by engaging Major Groups and other stakeholders”


Representatives of Major Groups participate in the discussions


Inge Herman Rydland,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

Carlos Sérgio Sobral Duarte,
Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN


Yetnebersh Nigussie,
Light for the World

Antonia Wulff,
Education International (EI)

Mabel Bianco, Fundación para
Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer


Harriet Ludwig, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development, Germany

Annisa Triyanti,
Major Group for Children and Youth

Guéladio Cissé, Swiss Tropical and
Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)



Regional experiences


View of the dais during the session on regional experiences


Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of
Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC

Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Chair of the Asia Pacific
Regional Forum and Minister of Sustainable
Development and Wildlife, Sri Lanka


 Alicia Bárcena, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Juan José Gómez Camacho, Chair of
the Latin America and Caribbean Forum and Permanent Representative of Mexico to the UN

Angela Missouri Sherman-Peter, Permanent Observer of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to the UN


Giovanie Biha, Deputy Executive Secretary for Knowledge Delivery of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Rima Khalaf, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA)


Janis Karklins, Permanent Representative of the Republic
of Latvia to the UN in Geneva

Ghada Waly, Minister of Social Solidarity, Egypt


Christian Friis Bach, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic
Commission for Europe (ECE) and Coordinator of the Regional Commissions


Around the Venue



Jürg Lauber, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN and Vice President of ECOSOC, speaks with a delegate

Members of the Secretariat


Delegates discuss matters throughout the day


Justine Bell, Canada

Abdullah K. Tawlah, Saudi Arabia


Country flags line the halls to the UN General Assembly Hall


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).