UNCRD-UN DESA Side Event at 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
14 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference Room B, UNHQ

Theme: Rural-Urban Connectivity in Integrated Regional Development ~ Implications towards Livelihood Security and Poverty Alleviation


Venue
Conference Room B, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Organizers
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)- Division for Sustainable Development (DSD)/UN DESA
Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP)
GIZ/BMZ

Supporting Partners
Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies. The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Monday, 17 July, to Wednesday, 19 July 2017.

UNCRD-UN DESA Side Event at 2017 High-Level Political Forum, 14 July 2017 at Conference Room B, United Nations Headquarters under overall theme of "Rural-Urban Connectivity in Integrated Regional Development ~ Implications towards Livelihood Security and Poverty Alleviation" will contribute to the theme of this year's HLPF by focusing on policies and tools that are found effective in promoting eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity, such as Integrated Regional Development Planning (IRDP), the International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning, national urban policies, strengthening policies and capacity to address regional disparities, territorial approach to food security and nutrition, rural-urban linkages and partnerships, city region approaches to food systems, and promoting rural transport, etc.

2017 High-Level Political Forum Official Website
Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST)
Regional EST Forum

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