Ministerial segment | 16-18 July 2019 Ministerial segment | 16-18 July 2019

High Level Political Forum: Anders Knape presents the Congress' contribution to the SDGs

Presidency 15 July 2019 New-York, United States

The President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, Anders KNAPE, participated from 16 to 18 July 2019 in the ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, organised in New York under the auspices of the United Nations...

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Implementation of the SDGs: strengthening local and regional democracy, social inclusion and institutional partnerships

Presidency 19 July 2019 New-York, United States

The Congress implements Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by promoting inclusive societies based on human rights and citizens’ rights. As the sole body responsible for monitoring the application of the European Charter of Local Self-Government, it regularly assesses the quality of territorial...

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SDG Summit: “Involving cities and regions in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals”

Presidency 18 July 2019 New-York, United States

EU Commissioners Karmenu Vella and Neven Mimica informed the global community, on 18 July 2019, on how the Agenda 2030 on sustainable development was being implemented by the European Union, on the occasion of the United-Nations High Level Political Forum in New-York. Congress President Anders...

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Congress President meets with UN Secretary General

Presidency 17 July 2019 New-York, United States

The President of the Congress, Anders KNAPE, met the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, on 17 July 2019 during a meeting with a delegation of local and regional elected representatives from several countries. In their message, the members of the delegation stated that...

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Sustainable Development Goals: local and regional authorities represented in PLATFORMA at the United Nations

Presidency 17 July 2019 New-York, United States

A delegation of 17 local and regional elected officials, including Congress President Anders Knape, actively participated in several thematic debates at the High Level Political Forum, at the United Nations in New York, as part of the PLATFORMA network, which brings together local and regional...

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Video of the statement by Andreas Kiefer, Congress Secretary General, at the closing session.

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United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) – Ministerial Segment, 16 – 18 July 2019
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The Congress's work focuses on 12 of the 17 objectives defined in the United Nations Agenda 2030.

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