Multi-stakeholder Panel: SDG 16+ Lessons learned in implementation, partnerships and the way forward
Side event at the UN High Level Political Forum in New York
On July 15th, the Community of Democracies and International IDEA held a “Multi-stakeholder Panel: SDG 16+ Lessons learned in implementation, partnerships and the way forward.” The event was held on the margins of the UN High-Level Political Forum in New York and brought together representatives from the Community of Democracies, International IDEA, global and regional organizations and civil society, working on the advancement of SDG 16+. The meeting discussed challenges and achievements in the implementation of SDG16 as well as solutions and strategies which could be put in place to advance SDG16.
In his welcome remarks, the Secretary General Thomas E. Garrett outlined the CoD’s recent activities promoting SDG16, SDG5 and SDG17 and emphasized the importance of fostering partnerships at the global, regional and national levels, which include the involvement of all sectors: government, international and regional organizations, academia, private sector, civil society, women and youth.