Highlights from HLPF 2024

New York City skyline featuring the UN Headquarters

The UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) was held in New York from 8 to 17 July 2024. The HLPF is the core UN platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The theme of the 2024 forum was “Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and eradicating poverty in times of multiple crises: the effective delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions”. It conducted in-depth review of SDG 1 (no poverty), SDG 2 (zero hunger), SDG 13 (climate action), SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions) and SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals). 

UNU-IAS contributed to the forum through the following events and expert presentations. 

UNU-IAS Events


Side Event Spotlights Support to Community-led Initiatives to Achieve SDGs and Biodiversity Goals

An event of the 2024 UN High-Level Political Forum on the Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative programme.

18 Jul 2024

Other Engagement

News 17 Jul 2024

UNU-IAS Highlights Crucial Role of Cities in Leveraging Climate–SDG Synergies

A special event of the 2024 UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development discussed leveraging synergies between climate action and SDGs.