Inter-Regional Experts Meeting on Democracy and Peacebuilding in the Framework of SDG16+
June 20, Bogota
On June 20th, 2019, the Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies together with International IDEA and Organization of American States (OAS) held an Inter-Regional Experts Meeting on Democracy and Peacebuilding in the Framework of SDG16+.
The event, held in Bogota, gathered global and regional organizations to share the main successes, opportunities and challenges that the global and regional organizations are identifying in the advancement of SDG16+.
” We need to continue to promote effective partnering across all stakeholders to deliver on the SDGs, this includes global and regional organizations, multi-stakeholder platforms and civil society present here today. We also cannot forget to continue to engage and seek the continued involvement of the private sector, who through alignment of their strategies and operations, can make important contributions to drive sustainable development.”– highlighted Secretary General Thomas E. Garrett in his opening remarks