The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.
The theme will be "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development that will be considered each year. For more information visit here and the programme here.
Members of the GCSPF will hold an informal meeting on July 13th. If you are interested in joining us please contact Ana Zeballos.
Side events on Social Protection during the High-level Political Forum in New York:
“Global Partnership on Universal Social Protection: Ending Poverty by 2030”
On Monday, 10 July, 1:15-2:30 pm in the ECOSOC Chamber: Joint event of SPIAC-B and GCSPF. The preliminary agenda combines two elements (1) the Global Partnership on USP 2030 and (2) financing social protection.
Organized by Finland, Malawi, the ILO and the World Bank, and co-sponsored by the Social Protection Inter-Agency Cooperation Board (SPIAC-B), and the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF)
Download the invitation here and the programme here
“Universal Social Protection: End poverty and reduce inequality”
On Tuesday, 18th July, from 18:15 - 19:45 at the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations (Venue: Auditorium of the Permanent Mission of Germany, 871 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017. – First Avenue & 49th Street Entrance on First Avenue)
Download the invitation, the concept note and the agenda.
Over 200 civil society organizations and trade unions unite to call for a Global Fund for Social Protection to protect the most vulnerable during COVID-19 and beyond.
The programme Improving Synergies Between Social Protection and Public Finance Management provides medium-term support to multiple countries aiming to strengthen their social protection systems at a national level and ensure sustainable financing. The programme aims to support countries in their efforts towards achieving universal social protection coverage.
This initiative is implemented jointly by the ILO, Unicef, and the GCSPF.