UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development - HLPF (New York)

9 July, 2018 to 18 July, 2018
09.00 - 17.00
New York, USA
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PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, will be speaking at the plenary session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. PSI is also actively participating in and co-sponsoring side events to the HLPF.

The theme of this year’s HLPF will be “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”, and the set of goals to be reviewed will include the following: 

  • Goal 6. Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 11. Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12. Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 15. Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  • Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development (considered each year)

The HLPF will be the scenario for the launch of the third Spotlight report by the Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

PSI is a partner of this Reflection Group and has contributed to the report, working closely with the partner organisations throughout the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) negotiations and Financing for Development (FFD) work.

RadioLabour interview: Labour tells UN no to privatized water and energy services

Rosa Pavanelli

At a conference about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals unions called for an end to the privatization of water services and green energy solutions. A report featuring the General Secretary of Public Services International, Rosa Pavanelli.

Duration: 5'35"
Posted: July 12, 2018



Rosa Pavanelli

TUDCN Labour activists are attending the UN's High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York from July 9 to 18, 2018. Theo Morrissey, of the Trade Union Development Cooperation Network interviewed one of the Forum's participants: Rosa Pavanelli, the General Secretary of Public Services International.

Duration: 6'40"
Posted: July 13, 2018

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