The SDG16+ Guide to the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is a compilation of events organized by The Pathfinders, official events organized by Pathfinder member states, and side events organized by international and civil society organizations.

*Kindly note that the Pathfinders does not manage invitations or registration for events in the SDG16+ Guide.*

PATHFINDERS HLPF EVENTS

SDG16+ HLPF EVENTS

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Title
Organizer
Date
Time
Theme
Type
SDG16+: A united framework to build forward better (side event)
SDG16+ Coalition, Sierra Leone
SDG16+
Civil Society
Visions for a Just and Transformative Recovery (side event)
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - New York Office
07/06/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Coming to Peace with Covid-19? Implications for peaceful, just and inclusive societies and recommendations for building better forward (side event)
Friedrich Ebert Foundation with FriEnt; Advocacy Forum Nepal; CIVICUS, CSPPS, BMZ
07/06/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
As governance crises worsen COVID-19 impact, is SDG 16 key for recovery? (side event)
Permanent missions of Timor-Leste, Norway, Costa Rica, Germany, UNDP, Souther Voice, DIE
07/06/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
Member State
Impactful Solutions: Reversing Poverty and Inequality in the Midst of a Global Pandemic (side event)
UNDP
07/06/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
UN
Social Development policies after the COVID-19 pandemic: reducing inequalities to make everyone count (side event)
Permanent Mission of Portugal, Club de Madrid
07/06/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Member State
VNR Lab 1: The VNR as a Town Hall: Best Practices in Engaging All Stakeholders
United Nations Foundation
07/06/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
SDG 8 as a New Social Contract for a job rich recovery and resilience (side event)
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
07/06/2021
08:00-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Opening Session - SDG Learning and Training 2021
UNDESA/DSDG and UNITAR
07/06/2021
08:30-10:15
Inequality
UN
Ensuring that no one is left behind (official meeting)
UN
07/06/2021
12:00-13:00
Inequality
UN
VNR Lab 2: SDG Synergies: Systemic approaches in reporting
United Nations Foundation
07/06/2021
13:00-14:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Roadmap to address the interlocking crises of care, jobs and the environment to achieve the promise of the SDGs
UN Women, ILO, UNDP
07/06/2021
13:00-14:30
Inequality
UN
Foro Ordenamiento Territorial y la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible en el contexto del COVID-19
Ministry of Planning and Program of the Presidency of Guatemala
07/06/2021
13:00-14:30
SDG16+
Member State
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Unmasking inequalities, accelerating change: using disaggregated and citizen-generated data to foster SDG reporting and Accountability
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/06/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
UN
Unmasking inequalities, accelerating change: using disaggregated and citizen-generated data to foster SDG reporting and Accountability (special event)
World Vision International, Save the Children, TAP Network, Kwantu
07/06/2021
14:00-15:45
Inequality
Civil Society
Healing our World by Healing Ourselves: Lessons Learned through the Pandemic and An Intergenerational Perspective on Advancing Justice, Inclusion, and Peace (side event)
Pathways to Peace
07/06/2021
18:00-19:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Agenda 2030 and the Arab Region: Shifting policies for addressing multidimensional inequalities and for sustainable and resilient recovery (side event)
Arab NGO Network for Development, CSO Platform on Sustainable Development
07/07/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Trade, Tax, Debt & Technology: Systemic Governance Reforms to advance the 2030 Agenda (side event)
Civil Society Financing for Development Group, Women’s Working Group on FfD
07/07/2021
07:30-09:00
Justice
Civil Society
The Impact of COVID-19 on Drugs and Crime - Sustainable and resilient recovery through the lenses of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Commission on Narcotic Drugs & Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
07/07/2021
07:30-09:30
SDG16+
UN
SDG16 in Iraq: Leaving no one Behind
Permanent Mission of Iraq, UNDP
07/07/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Member State
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Integrating recovery planning from COVID-19, building resilience and strengthening policy coherence towards the SDGs
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/07/2021
08:30-10:15
SDG16+
UN
The role of partnerships between Governments and civil society to build policies and responses for a sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery from Covid-19 and for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda
France
07/07/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
Member State
VNR Lab 3: Inclusive sustainable development: youth, sport and the 2030 Agenda
United Nations Foundation
07/07/2021
13:00-14:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Fostering Evidence-Based Decision-making for Sustainable and Just COVID Recovery and Transformative SDG Implementation
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/07/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
UN
Overcoming inequalities through the COVID-19 recovery: proposals from the Social and Solidarity Economy and the Right to the City (side event)
RIPESS, GPR2C, URGENCI
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Trade for Peace: Combatting Vulnerabilities Through Economic Integration and Shared Prosperity (side event)
WTO
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Violence
UN
The road to making equal recovery from COVID-19 a reality for all (side event)
Dag Hammrskjöld Foundation, PMs of the Republic of Korea & Bangladesh, The Center for Reproductive Rights, Green Party of Aotearoa, NZ
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
A Steeper Climb to Achieve SDG10: Grassroots Views on Resilient Recovery Post Covid-19 (side event)
IASSW, NGO Committee for Social Development, Congregations of St. Joseph, International Presentation Association & Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Making equitable education and decent jobs work for the marginalized - Pathway to a gender-just recovery (side event)
Azad Foundation, Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE)
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Beyond crunching numbers: collaborative approaches to monitor Goal 16 (side event)
UNODC, Global Alliance for Reporting on SDG16, World Justice Project, National Institute of Geography & Statistics Mexico, National Bureau of Statistics Nigeria
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
UN
Inclusive VNRs for a sustainable and resilient recovery- whole of society approach to leave no one behind (side event)
Norwegian Forum for Development and Environment
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
A Steeper Climb to Achieve SDG10: Grassroots Views on Resilient Recovery Post Covid-19 (side event)
IASSW, NGO Committee for Social Development, Congregations of St. Joseph, International Presentation Association & Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary
07/08/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Launch Event: SDG16+ Civil Society Toolkit
TAP Network
07/08/2021
07:30-09:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Inclusive data partnerships: working with cross-sectoral data to leave no one behind in SDG monitoring and review
International Civil Society Centre, Partners for Review, The Danish Institute for Human RIghts
07/08/2021
07:30-09:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
2021 HLPF Special Event on SDG Acceleration Actions
UNDESA/DSDG
07/08/2021
08:00-08:50
SDG16+
UN
VNR Lab 4: How data is guiding sustainable recovery from COVID-19 for achieving the SDGs
United Nations Foundation
07/08/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Tools and Lessons for inclusive and sustainable recovery to secure, regain and sustain SDG momentum
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/08/2021
08:30-10:15
SDG16+
UN
SDGs in focus: How do we get on track for building more peaceful, equal and inclusive societies | SDGs 3, 10, 16, 17 and interlinkages among those goals and with other SDGs (official meeting)
UN
07/08/2021
09:00-12:15
SDG16+
UN
Prioritizing Post-Pandemic Law and Governance Innovations for Just, Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: Interactive Global Dialogue (side event)
Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), Universities: Cambridge, Yale, MIT, McGill , Waterloo, Oslo, Nairobi, Chile, Costa Rica
07/08/2021
13:00-14:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Building Back Fairer: Equality in a Post-COVID World (side event)
UN Inequalities Task Team, UN CEB
07/08/2021
13:00-14:30
Inequality
UN
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Mainstreaming SDG16+ in VNRs and National Development Planning
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/08/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
UN
Mainstreaming SDG 16+ in VNRs and National Development Planning (SDG Learning Lab)
SDG16+ Coalition, Costa Rica, Cabo Verde, UNICRI, Center for Migration Gender and Justice, UN DESA
07/08/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
Civil Society
Mainstreaming SDG 16+ in VNRs and National Development Planning (special event)
UN DESA
07/08/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
UN
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Supporting Recovery and SDG implementation at local level: governance, tools, and experiences
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/09/2021
08:30-10:15
SDG16+
UN
People-Centered Recovery for a Better World: Reigniting SDG16+ Action
Pathfinders, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Sweden
07/09/2021
09:15-11:15
SDG16+
Civil Society
The implications of conflict on achieving the SDGs: A perspective from the 2021 VNR of Afghanistan
PM of Afghanistan to the UN
07/09/2021
07:30-09:00
Violence
Member State
Together for Reliable Information: Highlighting Civil Society efforts to monitor target 16.10 in Africa, Asia and Latin America (side event)
Permanent Mission of Lithuania, UNESCO, UN Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists, Free Press Unlimited, International Press Institute, Article 19
07/09/2021
13:00-14:30
Justice
Member State
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Accelerating progress towards the SDGs through education
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/09/2021
14:00-15:45
SDG16+
UN
Impact of the Pandemic on Measuring Progress of SDG 16+: Looking Forward, Tackling Obstacles
International IDEA, SDG16 Data Initiative
07/12/2021
07:00-09:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Fourth Local and Regional Governments Forum on the 2030 Agenda - "Fostering a recovery that is resilient and led by the communities" (Day 1)
UNDESA, the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments (GTF), UN-Habitat, UNDP, Local 2030
07/12/2021
08:00-10:30
SDG16+
UN
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Filling the gaps in further education for the 2030 Agenda and inspiring action towards the SDGs
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/12/2021
08:30-10:15
SDG16+
UN
The Road to Inclusion – Overcoming Prejudice, Racism and Discrimination
Canada, Pathfinders
07/12/2021
09:00-10:30
Inequality
Member State
COVID-19 Recovery in Urban Areas: Building Sustainable and Inclusive cities (side event)
Habitat for Humanity International
07/12/2021
13:00-14:30
Inequality
Civil Society
A crucial gap: The state of SDG 16.10.1 data and risks to human rights defenders (side event)
World Resources Institute (WRI)
07/12/2021
13:00-14:30
Justice
Civil Society
2021 SDGs Learning, Training and Practice: Nuclear Disarmament and Our Sustainable Future
UNDESA/DSDG, UNITAR
07/12/2021
14:00-15:45
Violence
UN
Strengthening a Regional Framework for pathways to peaceful, just and inclusive societies in the Arab Region – an in-depth discussion on the fey Findings from the Report (side event)
League of Arab States, International Organization for Migration, UN Economic & Social Commission for Western Asia, UN Trust Fund for Human Security
07/13/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
Member State
The Care Economy - Recognizing and valuing care, including early learning and child care, as a vital sector of the economy, expanding care infrastructure, and rebalancing paid and unpaid work responsibilities (side event)
Canada, Bangladesh
07/13/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Member State
Equal access to justice for all children (side event)
Child Rights Connect, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
07/13/2021
07:30-09:00
Justice
Civil Society
Resilient Recovery through Local Action on SDG16+ (side event)
Cordaid, CSPPS, Peace Direct, TAP Network, Namati, GPPAC, World Vision, Pax Christi International, Life & Peace Institute
07/13/2021
07:30-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Fourth Local and Regional Governments Forum on the 2030 Agenda - "Fostering a recovery that is resilient and led by the communities" (Day 2)
UNDESA, the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments (GTF), UN-Habitat, UNDP and Local 2030 (Day 1)
07/13/2021
08:00-10:30
SDG16+
UN
Civil Society's Role in Promoting Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies
DCAF, PM of Costa Rica to the UN
07/13/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Building Cities For All toward a Decade of Action (side event)
Victor Pineda Foundation, United Cities & Local Governments, Google, World Blind Union, Global Disability Innovation HUB, UN Special Envoy of Disability & Accessibility, GIZ, PMs of Germany, Poland
07/13/2021
13:00-14:30
Justice
Civil Society
The Care Economy - Recognizing and valuing care, including early learning and child care, as a vital sector of the economy, expanding care infrastructure, and rebalancing paid and unpaid work responsibilities (side event)
Canada and Bangladesh
07/13/2021
13:00-14:30
Inequality
Member State
Recovering from COVID-19: The Role of Sustainable Finance to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
PM of Liechtenstein to the UN
07/13/2021
13:00-143:0
Violence
Member State
Inspiring a global movement of confident change-makers: tackling image inequality and all forms of violence against girls (side event)
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
07/14/2021
07:30-09:00
Violence
Civil Society
From disparity to dignity: how to combat discrimination in development (side event)
Minority Rights Group, CESR, Finland Mission, OHCHR, Centre for Law & Justice (Pakistan), Keele University
07/14/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Changing narratives about unpaid Care work and the Economy (side event)
Make Mothers Matter
07/14/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
VNR Lab 12: Governance and policy integration in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
United Nations Foundation
07/14/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
VNR Lab 13: National experience of the VNR Process: Uruguay
United Nations Foundation
07/14/2021
13:00-14:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Fine-tuning multidimensional measurements of development: opportunities for renewed cooperation
Costa Rica, ECLAC
07/14/2021
13:00-14:30
SDG16+
Member State
Location of the 2030 Agenda in Mexico: Voluntary Local Reviews for a Sustainable Recovery
PM of Mexico to the UN
07/14/2021
18:00-19:30
SDG16+
Member State
VNR Lab 15: Path to Equal: New Measurement Framework on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
United Nations Foundation
07/15/2021
08:00-09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
2021 Chief Sustainability Officers for SDGs Event - Time to Transform: How business can lead the transformations needed to realize the SDGs
WBCSD, UNDESA
07/15/2021
09:00-10:30
Justice
UN
Towards the Latin American Economic Outlook 2021: Fostering an inclusive and sustainable recovery in the region
ECLAC
07/15/2021
07:30-09:00
Inequality
UN
VNR Lab 16: National experience of the VNR Process - Tunisia
United Nations Foundation
07/15/2021
14:00-15:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
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