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Athens, 7 July 2022

UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2022

The work of the 10th Annual Session of the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2022) kicked off at UN HQ in New York on 5 July. The work will be concluded on 16 July and the main theme on the agenda is "Building back better from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development".

Παράλληλα  η συζήτηση αναμένεται να επικεντρωθεί στην εξέταση του  Στόχου 17 των ΣΒΑ. In the framework of the Forum's Session and in cooperation with the Inter-Parliamentary Union a parliamentary meeting is taking place at UN HQ in New York on 13 July. At the parliamentary forum the Hellenic Parliament will be represented by the Chairwoman of the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou. The forum's main theme of discussion will be "Partnership and Development Cooperation: Are they delivering for the SDG's?". At the same time, the debate is expected to centre on SDG 17. 

This year's forum is of particular importance  to Greece, as on the 12th of July the Environment and Energy Ministry will present the country's National Assessment Report on the implementation and the means of implementing the SDGs in terms of the fulfillment of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.

The 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, the 17 SDGs and the 169 targets were adopted in the framework of the UN GA on 25 September 2015.

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