Four priorities for the High-level Political Forum 2016 ‘Ensuring that No One is Left Behind’

The 2016 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) will be the first since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda. Accordingly, much focus will be on discussing plans and strategies for implementation of the 2030 Agenda and approaches for translating the SDGs to national contexts. The HLPF’s theme Ensuring That No One is Left Behind requires particular attention to human rights and fundamental freedoms, non-discrimination, gender equality and the meaningful participation of civil society and youth as prerequisites for inclusive and sustainable development.

Countdown 2030 Europe, EuroNGOs, ASTRA Network and IPPF European Network recommend that European governments address the following four points when delivering national statements and include them in the ministerial declaration. 

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