17th Meeting -UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), 9-18 July 2018

The Voluntary National Review (VNR) of Greece was presented at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (2018 HLPF) on 16 July 2018. This year’s theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”. The UN HLPF is the essential global forum for reviewing successes, challenges and lessons learned on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During the three-day ministerial segment of the HLPF (16-18 July), forty-seven countries have presented their Voluntary National Reviews at this year’s Forum. The HLPF is also reviewing SDGs, focusing in particular on:

Ø  Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Ø  Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Ø  Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Ø  Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Ø  Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Ø  Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year