IISD: Where To for HLPF Review Process?, by Deirdre de Burca

Oslo Governance Centre • 16 October 2019

"At the global level, the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the central space for follow-up and review of UN Member States’ SDG implementation. A founding resolution of the HLPF mandated governments to review the overall functioning of the HLPF every four years. This official review is due to take place for the first time during the UN General Assembly’s 74th session (2019-2020). This is an important moment and opportunity for the international community, which has now had four years’ experience of HLPF 'follow up and review activities' to reflect upon, learn from, and significantly improve upon."

This article presents a review and make several recommendations to the HLPF.

Read the full text here.