Media briefing on the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Media Advisory                        June 13, 2018

Thousands of government, business and civil society leaders will gather at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development from 9 to 18 July at UN Headquarters in New York to review successes, discuss challenges and mobilize efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central platform for tracking progress on the Goals at the global level.

Forty-seven countries – both developed and developing – will speak on the actions they are taking to achieve the Goals during the three-day ministerial meeting from 16 to 18 July when they present their Voluntary National Reviews.

The theme of this year’s Forum is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies” and a specific set of Goals will also be reviewed in depth: Goals 6,7, 11,12 and 15, with Goal 17 to be reviewed every year.

What: Media briefing on the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable

Development with UN Headquarters, New York via WebEx

For more information on the Forum, please visit:

Who: Ms. Irena Zubcevic, Chief, Intergovernmental Policy and Review Branch, Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
When: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

(1) French session at 8:00 a.m. New York time. 15:00Hrs in Dar es Salaam

(2) English session at 9:15 a.m. New York time. 16:15 Hrs in Dar es Salaam


 For Media contacts-This media advisory has been issued by Stella Vuzo, Information Officer, United Nations Information Centre Dar es Salaam-UNIC Dar es Salaam, 182, Mzinga way, Oyster bay, P. O. Box 9224, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 0222195121 Mobile:+255 767 100 902(official)