Highlights and images of main proceedings for 13 July 2016

Summary

On Wednesday, the 2016 meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) started with panel discussions on “Creating ownership at the national level” and “Mainstreaming SDGs into national policies, plans and strategies and integrating the three dimensions of sustainable development” in the morning. In the afternoon, discussions took place on “Vertical cooperation – local authorities and national governments working together for implementation of the 2030 Agenda” and “Challenges in mobilizing means of implementation at the national level (Financing, Technology, Capacity building).”

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Creating ownership at the national level

Panel speakers for the session on creating ownership at the national level

Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, Permanent Representative of Zimbabwe to the UN and Vice President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Jessica Espey, Sustainable Development
Solutions Network (SDSN)

Louis Meuleman,
University of Massachusetts, Boston

Ivane Shamugia, Administration of
the Government of Georgia

Adolfo Ayuso,
Office of the President, Mexico

Annika Lindblom, Counsellor to the Ministry
of the Environment, Finland

Gomer Padong, Philippine Social Enterprise Network (PhilSEN)

Yonglong Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sunita Kotnala, Women's Major Group

Jiten Yumnam,
Indigenous Peoples Major Group

Mainstreaming SDGs into national policies, plans and strategies and
integrating the three dimensions of sustainable development

View of the panel during the session

Chair Sven Jürgenson, Permanent Representative of Estonia to the UN and Vice President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Nick Ishmael Perkins, SciDev.net

Joseph Enyimu, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic
Development, Uganda

Koichi Aiboshi, Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Japan

Wardarina, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development and Co-Chair of Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism

Eili Lepik, Government Office, Estonia

Izzet Ari, Environment and Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Development, Turkey

Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg, PURE Consulting

Olivier Brochenin, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
International Development, France

Mohammed Aliyu, Nigeria

Vertical cooperation – local authorities and national governments working
together for implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Panel speakers for the session on vertical cooperation – local authorities and national
governments working together for implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul, Turkey

Peter Wollaert, UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Patrícia Iglecias, State Secretary for Environment, São Paulo, Brazil

Stephan Contius, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

Hyuk-Sang Sohn, Kyung Hee University

Paddy Torsney, Office of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to the UN

Rosemarie Edillon, National Economic and Development
Authority (NEDA), Philippines

Allan Bird, Papua New Guinea

Dalia Marques, Major Group for Children and Youth

Leida Rijnhout, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) Major Group

Challenges in mobilizing means of implementation at the national level

Delegates attend the session on challenges in mobilizing means of implementation
at the national level - financing, technology and capacity building

Macharia Kamau, Co-Chair, Science,
Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum

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

Felipe Castro, Inter-Institutional Commission for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda, Colombia

Manuel Montes, South Centre

Paulo Gadelha, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

Paul Gulleik Larsen, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, Norway

Mawussi Djossou Semondji, Expert Minister to the Presidency of Togo

Chengyong Sun, Ministry of Science
and Technology, China

David O’Connor, International Union for
Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Christo Janse van Noordwyk, South Africa

Around the Venue

Delegates gather for the third day of the 2016 HLPF

Delegates from Palau and Pakistan

Delegates from China confer with the Secretariat

Delegates meet informally throughout the day

Ouinibani Konate, Burkina Faso

Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul, Turkey

Delegates pose with their favourite SDGs

Delegates read the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Earth Negotiations
Bulletin (ENB) to review yesterday's proceedings

Around the UN Headquarters

Participants